Fiction Writing Made Easy

#94: How to Reveal Your Character’s Inner Life on the Page

June 08, 2023 Savannah Gilbo Episode 94
Fiction Writing Made Easy
#94: How to Reveal Your Character’s Inner Life on the Page
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Show Notes

In today’s episode, we’re going to talk about writing interiority—aka how to reveal your character’s inner life on the page. Here’s a preview of what’s included: 

[03:20] What is interiority? Interiority is on-the-page access to a protagonist’s psyche as they process information in an interesting way.

[06:15] What is the primary purpose of interiority? Interiority helps readers connect with your characters by exposing their inner life (plus so much more!).

[08:20] An example of what interiority looks like from a real-life published novel (and two questions to help you determine if a passage is interiority or not).

[11:00] 10 questions to help you ground yourself in your point of view character’s perspective (and write better interiority in your scenes)

[14:20] Final thoughts and episode recap 

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