Fantastic Article on Creating Characters.
Today, we’re going to explore an extension of the WOUND. The BLIND SPOT. There are no perfect personalities. All great character traits possess a blind spot. The loyal person is a wonderful friend, but can be naive and taken advantage of.
The take-charge Alpha leader can make a team successful, but also inadvertently tromp over feelings or even fail to realize that others have great ideas, too. Maybe even BETTER ideas.
A super caring, nurturing personality can be an enabler or maybe even ignore close relationships to take care of strangers. Someone who is great with money can end up a miser. A person with a fantastic work ethic can become a workaholic.
Y’all get the gist.
Often the antagonist (Big Boss Troublemaker) is a mirror of the protagonist, especially in the beginning of the story.
To use an example from a movie we have likely all seen. In Top…
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