On Writing: Mentor Characters [ Iroh l Obi-Wan l Cersei l Lupin ]

A “mentor character” is a guide or leader who espouses some form of insight a protagonist needs to know. In this video, Hello Future Me digs into how to write mentor characters, exploring some the best mentor characters in film through their relationship to protagonists, and honing in on their character arc catalysts – moments that propel a mentor into action.



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