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Protagonist Coming Across as Bland? How to Determine What Your Character Yearns For

Updated: Apr 17, 2023

Want to write a deep, relatable character that audiences latch onto? Then you must know and be able to convey what your character yearns for.

Don't confuse this with OODs (Objects of Desire) which we covered HERE.

OODs are generally external goals and motivations. What the character is trying to accomplish in the plot.

This is much more of an internal thing. The kind of thing your character may never voice aloud. If he or she does, it would only be to a lover, best friend, or soul mate.

There are three steps to determining and expressing what your character yearns for.

Give this week's podcast episode a listen to hear what they are. Then download the PDF I made for you below.

Happy authoring!


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