3 Ways to Make Failure Fascinating – by Laurence MacNaughton…

on Fiction University:

Every story is about somebody who wants something and has trouble getting it. It doesn’t matter whether your book is about a detective trying to catch a killer, a young professional trying to find true love, or a sorceress trying to save the world from doomsday. Somebody wants something and they fail to get it. (At least until the end of the story.) The problem is, failure is inherently boring.

How do you write about a character who is failing, and yet still keep the reader fascinated?

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