AUTHORS: 9 Ways To Get Information Into A Character’s Hands


This is pretty solid stuff on the means of getting important info to your characters.

Creative Writing with the Crimson League

Content editing doesn’t have to involve changing major aspects of your plot (though it can.) Sometimes, it just involves making sure a character learns a bit of information in a more logical manner.

I was reminded of that this morning editing “The Esclavan Abductions,” my NaNoWriMo novel from last year.

I got to a section where the villain pretty much spouts off lots of valuable info to his enemy while they’re fighting. (In my defense, this was a first draft and it was NaNoWriMo.)

I realized that needed to go. No question. Within five minutes I also figured out  more logical way to have the hero figure out the information he needed to know: and the editing work involved was pretty minimal (luckily for me!)

There are SOOO many ways that characters can get valuable or important information. Not all will work in every situation, and that’s awesome.

It means…

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