Editor Lauren Daniels chats with Jack Roney and Harry Colfer about common editing issues relating to character development. Specific topics include:
- Cast size
- Introduction of new characters
- Character arc; what really makes for a satisfying character arc?
- Variety in character voices; do they all sound like us?
- Contemporary shift in dialogue attribution to replace tags (said) with stage directions/body language
- Multiple POV without a clear purpose; why have multiple POV?