Create a Great Hero

Posted On Jan 15 2014 by

This week in the 6 month novel series, we’re going to create our hero. Now, this is one of those “chicken and egg” scenarios. You can come up with a basic plot first, or come up with a hero. One drives the other. If you decide to go with creating a protagonist first, your plot will be determined by his or her character. So don’t give your hero a paralyzing fear of water, then put all the action in the middle of the desert. You want him in deep. Way over his head. So how do you create a hero? …