S3E7 – Weaknesses

Every writer has heard the adage “write what you know” at least a dozen times. What does it even mean? As writers, especially of fiction, we constantly write what we don’t know. This month, we explore how to navigate the balance between imagination and reality.

Weaknesses are for more than just powers. Characters need weaknesses to make them interesting. Leigh Hull and Ley Esses talk about what weaknesses can do for your story, and what kinds of weaknesses can work.

First aired October 24, 2019.

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