Category Archives: Relationships

Character Relationships Baselines

Relationships begin with a “baseline” and then evolve. You will need to establish how your characters feel about one another at the beginning of your story. Later, in as things unfold, you’ll describe the growth of these emotional relationships over … Continue reading

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The Love Interest

 A Writer Asks… Is the Emotion Archetype most often the Love Interest and also the Obstacle Character in a story? My Reply… That is perhaps the current convention in action pictures, but has not been the case in the past. … Continue reading

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Conflict Can Limit Your Characters

Many books on writing will tell you that a good story requires character conflict. In fact, this is far too limiting. Just as with real people, character can relate in ways other than by coming into conflict which are just … Continue reading

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Character Relationships – Part 2

From Dramatica Unplugged

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Character Relationships – Part 1

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