How to fix 3 fatal flaws when writing fantasy characters

The 3 fatal flaws

Write fanfiction

  1. Get another person’s story out of your system.
  2. Appreciate and submerge yourself in a story and world that is pre-made.
  3. Get out all the “cringe” writing without having to edit it to perfection.

Diversify your characters and setting

  1. Experience those things and evolve as the story progresses.
  2. Have the character already be exposed to something that makes them stand out against others in their immediate and extended circles in everyday life.

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S.N. Wood

S.N. Wood

Storytelling enthusiast with a dash of AstroGirl energy and a whole lot of self-growth work. I write love letters to parts of myself that need extra care.