Excellent description of character development.
I’m nearing the end of Camp Nanowrimo and last night I ended up writing the most in one day that I have all month (a whopping 1,300 words), and once again my main character ended up giving himself stitches (this also happens in Hitchhikers). For some reason I feel the need to break my characters down to their absolute lowest point both mentally and physically before I can know what they’re capable of. I definitely felt like I had to break Kayla down in Dreamwalkers, I had to see what happened to her confidence level. In The Beast of Gevaudan, Georges also needed some breaking down, but really that’s just brought out his inner psychopath. Or outer psychopath… he never really hid it, but this made it worse.
In Hitchhikers, Daniel is starved, attempts suicide, gets his leg caught in a bear trap, gets shot, and falls…
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