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Why Backstory is Essential and How to Use it Correctly 7/21/2020

by Carmen Peone Backstory is the backbone of every character, even us. It’s God–given and shapes us into the men and women we are created to be. A character’s backstory is essential for stories that rely on empathy because compassion focuses on what the why of what happens means to the character.   Backstory is vital for tension and conflict. Without them, readers tend to close […]

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