How to Define Your Characters' Story Goals

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Episode Transcript: www.well-storied.com/storygoals
The surest way to drive your plot forward is to arm your characters with goals they’re motivated to achieve. Pit your characters’ goals against one another (or against their internal needs), and you’ll create deliciously engaging conflict that keeps readers turning pages.

But how does one develop goals that effectively serve their characters and story? Is it even necessary to give every character a goal, for that matter?
Let’s delve into this topic together in today's episode, writer!
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