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Emotions are like anchors deep into a character. Changing them frequently, in tandem with changes in the plot, keeps a story vital and moving.
— Elizabeth Lyon, Manuscript Makeover
Guaranteed, you need to give your protagonist a more distinctive personality and voice than you have.
Every paragraph should accomplish two goals: advance the story, and develop your characters as complex human beings.
— Nancy Kress
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