How do you have a character grow in power and/or expertise without needing to ridiculously overpower the villains?
How do you give a flawed character a growth arc without changing what originally made that character likable?
When you have a 1st person POV, how do you convey the emotional complexity of the non-POV characters?
How do you create an interesting an engaging story with a main character who is not the protagonist or hero of the story?
Is there an easy way to tell when the plot is driving the character instead of the other way around?
How do you write a character with egregiously offensive views without you, as the author, appearing to espouse or condone those views?
How do you write a character who has a belief that is different from your own?
What are some tips for writing a sympathetic antagonist?
Tor.com is continuing their reread posts for Words of Radiance. Last week, Carl Engle-Laird went on a small rant regarding the International Phonetic Alphabet and danced with beautiful con-women. This week, in Chapter 29, Alice Arneson gets in the unwholesome mind of our of favorite sleazeball, Sadeas.
My assistant Adam has updated the Twitter posts archive for February.