Journal

Consistency over Curiosity

The seed for this series, ‘one post a day’ was implanted three months ago. Professor ON, a character from the story I was writing, was hard to decode, played a pivotal role, but didn’t exhibit any desires. He was one of my favorite character in that script but his lack of desire was fatal to the story. Every character must want something in a story. That is an obligatory rule. It can be as primal as a crow seeking water or as cliché as prince rescuing the princess. But, Professor ON didn’t exhibit any desires.