Tag Archives: philosophy

Deep Characterization 1: The Basic Drives

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In our first episode in our miniseries about how to think about character and characterization, we discuss the drives that every person and animal has in common, why they exist, and how they affect characterization and personality.

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Questions 204: Should Your Fiction Set an Example?

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Cheyenne asks:
“How can I write characters who don’t share my values, without betraying my values?”

Books discussed:
Tree and Leaf by J.R.R. Tolkien

Poetics by Aristotle