Aug. 26th, 2009

fakename: Comet above a cottonwood tree (HaleBopp)
One person told me once that making a character do what you want in a story is like herding cats. Of course, this mostly is short hand for "the characterization of the character and the situation means that there isn't one simple path or one most interesting path." So, how, without changing the situation strongly or the character, can you herd a cat?

For me, there's a couple of ways. )


fakename: A red winged blackbird with the text "A fake name, Rav." (Default)

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