The Epic Journey ChecklistI always love those epic stories where we follow a group of characters, travelling around a world (either real or imaginary). Where these characters encounter new trials in a different country/land/location every episode/chapter we tune in. This is a little checklist I made for making "journey" or "travelling" stories.The Epic Journey Checklist5 years ago in Writing More Like This
1. A hero We need a primary character to tell the story through. This character does not have to be "the hero" of the story, but they should play a significant part in the journey.
2. A supporting cast Allies, mentors, a leader (of course, if the hero isn't the leader) and people with special skills that will be of value to the leader. These characters not only support the story and provide alternative points of view, but they can also provide a shoulder for the hero to lean on.
3. A backstory Characters should have their own history and unique traits that you find out over the story as you get to know them.
4. A mode of trans