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Old 10-03-2016, 05:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Nil View Post
If your main character is intentionally bland, how do you make him interesting? He is supposed to blend into the background of society, barely noticed by others, until he is thrust into an interesting situation.
Hi Nil.

Your bland MC is no longer bland when confronted with a call to action. If he runs from it he's probably bland again. If he creates action he is not longer bland. Google 'Everyman main characters in fiction' for an indepth understanding. Good luck. wrc

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