What is your main character WRONG about?
More on Creating Character Arc
Sometimes the key to your Character Arc and your most satisfying story and ending is in a very simple equation:
At the beginning of the story, the main character is living a life that is less than the life they want, because they are wrong about one key thing.
At the end of the story, the main character finally understands how they have been wrong, and changes that key thing.
Let me start with another question, one that we writers should be asking ourselves all the time!
What makes a satisfying ending?
There are lots of answers to that question, but think about it! Here are just a few: