The art of persuasion, the art of dialogue, the art of storytelling—all collide in this info-packed Storycraft segment. Are your characters convincing enough? Will their skills and subtlety measure up? Let’s find out.
Topic: Unreliable Narrator
Is your character a masterful manipulator or a bumbling bungler? Whether they’re telling the truth or lying through their teeth, here’s how they can make others buy every word they say... or fail epically.
Ever noticed how most books portray characters’ memories as perfect? That really isn’t the case in reality. Here’s how to make your fiction more lifelike, original and infinitely more interesting with an unreliable narrator.
Is your memory perfect? I’m willing to bet the answer is no. So what about your characters’? If your cast recalls their memories with perfect clarity, it’s time to introduce a touch of unreliability.
Can you create amnesic characters who are compelling and riveting to read about—and not simply reproductions of those from popular media? Time to put yourself to the test.