One way to help the process of writing the second act is to have a casting change of some kind. This could be bringing back a character introduced early in the book, adding a new character, or even removing one from the story. It’s difficult, though, to make a change in the characters seem natural. In this episode, we discuss ways to shift around the cast in ways that will add to the story rather than overwhelm the reader with name after name.
First aired February 8, 2021.