How to Craft Emotionally Complex Characters

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Writers are commonly advised to craft complex characters. But what exactly makes a character complex?
In today's episode, Kristen explains why characters are often defined by the archetypes they embody and how developing characters who experience a wealth of emotions beyond their defining archetypical traits can lead to a cast that feels fully real and believable on the page.

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