The Psychology of Characters

Giving Depth to Your Protagonists and Antagonists

Wilbur Greene
Aug 16, 2023
4 min read
Photo by Tengyart 

Characters drive the narrative in any story. They are the heart and soul of a novel, the vehicle through which a reader travels the landscape of the plot. But to make characters truly compelling, they must possess depth and complexity. This is where the psychology of characters comes into play, adding layers of authenticity and relatability that resonate with readers. So, how do we imbue our characters with psychological depth?

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