You might be surprised to learn that “seasoned” writers will still, on occasion, get this highly vague editing note: Add More Depth.
This might refer to a character, a setting, a scene, and yes—even backstory (when appropriate).
The following 6 ways are by no means the only way to trounce flat characters or override repetitive tropes, but they are a steadfast group that always get me thinking about how much more is actually needed to bring that element of the narrative to life.
And that’s the key—deeper doesn’t equate to excessive.
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