1. Your Protagonist must have strong convictions to hold to as things change his world.
- A Mennonite pastor has a daughter killed by a drunk driver. His beliefs call for forgiveness, but does he want revenge instead? Every character in your story should want/need something.
2. List 10 inner demons for your Protagonist, choose the best one and work it into the back-story, then see how it affects him now and how it could hinder him in the future. Continue reading “Tips for Writing Your First Novel”