He was weak…
…because he had no history.
It took me seventeen rewrites (and one editor) before this dawned on me.
The reason my readers could not get immersed in my story – was because my main character had a weak backstory.
I could tell you everything about him…
- The shape of his face
- His most powerful values
- How much money he had in his pocket
But without a backstory, this character was dragging down the entire story. Let me show you how to fix this problem: