Treat all of your secondary characters like they think the book is about them.

Jocelyn Hughes (via observando)

Absolutely! However, make sure you don’t let them convince you that the book is about them. Let secondary characters be secondary (beware Martin/Jordan/etc syndrome), just remember that they are not secondary within their own psyches—unless that’s a piece of characterization.

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