Hero still your Hero?

Posted On Oct 21 2013 by

If you’ve been following along with my NaNoPlotMo posts, you’re probably working out the goals for each of your characters. Maybe you’re even on to the story beats that you’ll assign to each character’s goals. This is another good place to hit the pause button and take a look at your protagonist. Is she still the most interesting character in your cast? Does his job seem a bit ho-hum? Here’s a quick test: if you had to spend a year with no other person but your protagonist, would that feel you with great anticipation or horrifying despair? The reason I …