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Dynamic Characters and Static Characters: What are They, Really?

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Characters are, quite literally, the life of any story: they often drive the plot and progress the story. Well-written characters are one of the most important ingredients to any good story, and so it’s important to understand what makes a character well-written.  One fundamental aspect of characterization that you need to know is the amount of change that a character undergoes for the...

What is a Flat Character

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You might have heard that having a flat character is bad, and you might hear a disheartening comment from an editor or reviewer that you have a flat character. Just knowing that your character is a flat cardboard cut-out is a stake to the heart to a budding author. However, the truth of the matter is that having a flat character is not inherently bad. Sure, you might know flat characters to be...