S43E3 – Characters: Secondary Characters

You will find in most stories that the main character is surrounded by a supporting cast. These secondary characters often fill specific roles as they help the main character progress through the story. They cheer on the hero, provide key knowledge and skills to the team, and are often the source of much-needed comedic relief.

Listen to this episode for more on the common tropes, traits, and archetypes for your secondary characters.

First aired May 8, 2023.

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