Shadows of Self cover reveal + Updates
- How do you have a character grow in power and/or expertise without needing to ridiculously overpower the villains?
- How do you give a flawed character a growth arc without changing what originally made that character likable?
- When you have a 1st person POV, how do you convey the emotional complexity of the non-POV characters?
- How do you create an interesting an engaging story with a main character who is not the protagonist or hero of the story?
- Is there an easy way to tell when the plot is driving the character instead of the other way around?
- How do you write a character with egregiously offensive views without you, as the author, appearing to espouse or condone those views?
- How do you write a character who has a belief that is different from your own?
- What are some tips for writing a sympathetic antagonist?
Tor.com is continuing their reread posts for Words of Radiance. Last week, Carl Engle-Laird went on a small rant regarding the International Phonetic Alphabet and danced with beautiful con-women. This week, in Chapter 29, Alice Arneson gets in the unwholesome mind of our of favorite sleazeball, Sadeas.
My assistant Adam has updated the Twitter posts archive for February.