Other Cool Blogs: ProWritingAid (12/17/2021) – Big Casts

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Big Cast: How to Write Stories with Many Characters” by Kyle A. Massa (Speculative Fiction Author) – published 12/17/2021 at ProWritingAid.¬†

I write flashes and I’m working my way up to short stories plus a few romance novels. None of these have large ensemble casts, not like epic fantasy. Even so, making sure every character has their day on the page whether the cast is large or small can be challenging. Mr. Massa provides three pieces of advice:

  1. Narrow Your Point of View (POV)
  2. Reveal Your Cast Gradually
  3. “Zoom In” on Members of Your Cast

Find out how to do each of these by reading this Other Cool Blog post. Again the link is: Writing Stories with Many Characters: How to Do It (prowritingaid.com)