This silly-sounding spectrum has a huge impact on how we respond to characters.
The first step to fixing a candied character is recognizing them.
What would you say your greatest weakness is?
We learn that when it says he’s “bad” at evocation, what they mean is that he’s “too good” at it
Candy and spinach are important concepts because they describe two critical elements of character likability.
These five could've used at least a few bites of cake here and there.
These protagonists needed to lay off the junk once in a while.