Dropping Breadcrumbs: How to Show a Character’s Emotional Wound Through Behavior – by Angela Ackerman…

on Writers Helping Writers:

Emotional wounds are transformative and have the power to re-shape a character in many negative ways, impacting their happiness, their self-worth, and causing mistrust and disillusionment to skew their worldview.

This critical piece of backstory is key to understanding their motivations, and will impact their individual character’s arc, so knowing what it is, and how to show the fallout it generates is vitally important.

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