S43E9 – Characters: Inanimate Objects

Not all characters have to have a speaking role to be influential to the plot. One type of character you may consider is an inanimate object. These can have some external influence, such as The One Ring, or simply exist as a comedic relief.

Listen to this episode for a breakdown of how to use objects as characters, their common tropes and roles, and why it can help in your storytelling process.

First aired May 29, 2023.

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