Carl Lee - That would leave the playing field wide-open. How did you nail down a direction for the plot?
"The characters. I created sets of characters - a doctor and his wife and just the opposite, a young girl and her new boyfriend who are laid back, go with the flow types. The doctor has doubts about his confidence and what he really believes in; the young girl is strong-willed and searching for herself. Her boyfriend is pure evil and serves as the antagonist that fuels the plot.
I had some idea of how the plot should go, but then I would ask if the characters would do such and such a thing in a given situation. The characters and how they would react in a given situation formed the plot."
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