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Character flaws, your hero must have them

Character flaws in fiction are desirable. If you characters don’t have flaws, they don’t have dimension. Building in flaws makes it easier to build story. I’m talking about your villain here as well as your hero. Character flaws – hero This is the common one people discuss. A perfect hero …

Characters with contradictions

I like to read a lot of transformation stories. Romance, coming of age, quests, all kinds of stories have characters that need to change so that they can be successful. I’ve been trying to work out why some of them crawl into my heart and make me love them despite …

Review of Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

I just saw The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel with my mother. A matinee so the experience was flavored with that feeling of playing hookie, and it’s a sunny and warm day, so a taste of ‘we should be playing outside’ added to it. It’s a movie about a group of …