S21 Bonus – Story Building: Plot First or Character First?

New authors often wonder what they should focus on more when building a story. Should they focus on the plot itself, or the characters? What should be built first when first deciding to tackle a story? There are benefits to either way, though each also come with their own pitfalls.

Leigh and Ley debate the different aspects of designing a story primarily by the plot or by the characters in this episode, breaking down their own process in order to help you find what works best for your stories.

First aired April 24, 2021.

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