How to Craft Powerful Character Motivations

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Episode Transcript: www.well-storied.com/motivations
Your characters’ motivations hold the power to make or break readers’ interest in your story. Why? Because conflict means little without context.
But when you allow readers to understand and sympathize with your characters’ actions, you encourage the reader-character connection that keeps readers turning pages.
In today's episode, Kristen breaks down how you can develop powerful motivations for your characters by delving into the psychology of human behavior.
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