If you haven't taken my Personality and Plotting Survey, PLEASE DO SO NOW!! (2 minutes, tops.)
Unless you’re writing young adult novels, authors don’t always give a lot of thought to the intricacies of an adult hero or heroine’s family of origin. After all, if she’s already left home when the book starts, what’s the big deal about her mom and dad?
Below are five questions from the family APGAR assessment (acronym explained later) that will measure important concepts about your character’s family of origin. I’ll explain why these concepts are important, even for adult MCs.
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