Writing coach: Perfect characters are imperfect


The most compelling characters, whether they’re heroes or villains, are those with multiple facets to their personality.

As Sacha Black — an author, writing coach, and developmental editor — points out, even Freddy Krueger and Voldemort have humanizing moments.

Black discusses her journey to writing how-to guides on characters on Joanna Penn’s podcast and also shares a few lessons from them.

You can read their interview or listen to it on The Creative Penn.

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