Brew & Ink Podcast – s2 ep3 – Flash Fiction Competition – I Never Slip on Banana Peels

“There are no small parts, only small actors.”

What makes a great minor character in a story? The Brew & Ink crew discuss the different types of minor characters, the importance of them, and their favorite.

Then Sarah Akines and Steven Faletti face off in the next round of Flash Fiction, using the title I Never Slip on Banana Peels. Sarah wrote realistic fiction and Steven wrote a caper.

 

In this episode:

What is a minor character?

What are the different types of minor characters? How are they different from “major” characters?

How do you make a strong minor character?

In a longer series, what are some examples of minor characters that became major characters?

How can a minor character overshadow or even ruin the story?

Sarah Akines reads her realistic fiction version of I Never Slip on Banana Peels.

Steven Faletti reads his caper version of the same title.

Listen and vote for your favorite at the website www.brewandink.com!

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www.brewandink.com

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www.mbmooney.com

www.billhawkinswriter.com

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