Must-Read Backstory: Turn Backstory into Story Fuel with RWS Host & Bestselling Author Kris Kennedy Copy

Unless your story starts in utero, your character has a backstory. You can mine it for dramatic power.

Our characters grew out of their backstories.

It’s their pain and motivation. Their whys and hows. It explains everything.

The bad news is, it can kill Story.

The good news is, it can also save it!

Lucky writers.

Kris Kennedy digs into four keys to crafting a backstory so powerful it propels your story–and your protagonist–from Page One through to The End.

Kris Kennedy

Kris is the founder of Romance Writing Lab, creator & the host of Romance Writers Summit, & a USA Today bestselling romance author. 

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