Originally posted on Mitch Teemley: I know, you’re thinking, “Well, of course. I always seek Mick Jagger’s advice when creating characters.” Or not. But Mick has a point: Instead of building a conventional dramatic arc by having your main character ultimately get what he or she wants (after overcoming the bad guys), have your hero…

via Tips for Writers: Frustrate Your Hero — Mitch Teemley

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