Jen Grisanti examines how the character wound in this year's Oscar-nominated films help the audience connect on a deeper level to the films' protagonists.
Jen Grisanti explains how when you create transformation in writing or in life, you give us a glimpse inside, elevating your story.
Jen Grisanti explains how when we learn to fill the void in story and in life, we can guide the transformation of our characters to help them achieve their goals.
By Martha Alderson aka Plot Whisperer Click to tweet this article to your friends and followers! A character’s backstory directly impacts her front story by the beliefs and people she was raised with, her education, her emotional development. Often something in her backstory caused a wound—either physical, psychic, or both. Anything in...