Is it better to have a premise first or create character first?

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Post by Guest »

How about some help?!

Post by Joseph »

I feel like you can’t have an interesting character without some form of premise to build around. Definitely premise first!

That’s just my opinion though.

Post by Miroslav »

When cooking fried eggs, is it better to have the eggs or the oil first?

Post by Alicia »

Whatever comes first. For me, it's not always the same. I would keep a list of different ideas for both. Sometimes I end up merging a few together.

Post by Rune »

Depends on the writing style. I prefer to have characters first, since characters can shape the premise on their own.

Post by Tom »

For me definitely premise but not everyone works or thinks the same. Do whatever works best for you.
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