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ABOUT THIS MODULE

All characters can be broken down into eight different archtypes – now these are the basic ingredients of creating a character, so of course you can mix and match them to create more complex, unique characters.  But every supporting character fulfills one of more of these roles.  The eight archtypes are the protagonist and the antagonist, Reason, Emotion, The Sidekick, The Skeptic, the Guardian and the Contagonist. So, in this module, we’re going to explore the six archetypes that make up supporting characters.
 

IN THIS MODULE

  • 21:45 video that walks you through the primary character archetypes
  • Illustrated Companion Guide

LEARN

  • The roles of each of the character archetypes
  • How to effectively use character archetypes to create strong supporting characters
  • The balance between writing supporting characters for the protagonist and antagonist
  • How to adapt the archetypes into real characters
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