Character Webbing: Character Development Workshop

In this video essay, Nick introduces us to the technique of character webbing: thinking about characters as a web, instead of isolated units that only happen to exist within the same universe. He then walks us through the process of developing characters in a web, using theme to establish characters who all exist on a tangent to the story’s main theme or moral argument.

 

 

video essay by Nick’s Lessons on Story


How to Write Compelling Characters