The Reaper should've been more aggressive in pursuing these characters.
How you can deepen your story's stars.
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Use these tricks to deepen your story's stars.
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These protagonists needed to lay off the junk once in a while.
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Why some characters get on our nerves—and what you can do to avoid it.
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How your story's stars can shine through their words.
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Chris, Oren, and Mike discuss the great dilemma of whether or not to kill a character.
Use these tips for making protagonists that your readers will want to read more of.