My character needed a flaw, and this is what I got

My character needed a flaw, and this is what I got

In The Negative Trait Thesaurus its author, Angela Ackerman gives some helpful hits to craft a character’s flaw for a novel.

Behind a hero’s flaw there really are three different elements:
a wound: an experience inthe hero’s past
a lie: a false believe the hero has because of the wound
the flaw: the weakness the hero has to overcome to reach his goal.

To find the best flaw for the hero and for the story, take those three elements into consideration.

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