Think of some of your favourite characters in books or movies. A few of those favourites are probably not the protagonist, right? Kudos to the writer of that story for making such a great minor character that they actually become some people’s favourites! There is a straightforward way to make an amazing, three-dimensional supporting cast that readers will fall in love with.
In this lesson, we'll discuss:
How to use physical hooks to make readers remember every minor character in your story.
Creating simple but effective backstories that bring minor characters to life.
How you can strengthen your theme and your cast by constructing them around one another.
Tips for dealing with a lot of characters, like if your story takes place in a school, academy, or kingdom.