making HONEST ANTAGONISTS who believe they’re in the right and firmly believe in what they’re doing is SO MUCH MORE INTERESTING than making them “crazy” because of some outside influence. make villains who believe they are the protagonists
…and If you haven’t done that yet, take the steps. Because you’re worth it. I want everyone to know you’re beautiful and you’re worthy of life and you have so much ahead of you. So just work it! This goes out to all my warriors!
I made a slideshow about how to create a fictional character… I got most of the information from the ‘start writing fiction’ (free) course on the OpenUniversity website and found it incredibly useful so here’s a visual version for you :)