Heroes and protagonists, money matters, freelance editors, and Google+: you’ll find all that and more in today’s Great Stuff. Let’s get started, shall we?
Do “hero” or “heroine” mean the same thing as “protagonist?” In Why Your Protagonist Might Not Always Be Your Hero, Katie Weiland (@KMWeiland) explains the distinction and how you can identify who the protagonist really is. (Note that this character is not necessarily an anti-hero, either.) Katie suggests that you ask three questions to identify your protagonist:
- Who is most important to your plot?
- Who has the most dramatic character arc?
- Who has the most at stake?
Katie also continues her Most Common Writing Mistakes series with A Surefire Sign You’re Over-Explaining...Read More