Pendragon Variety – Season 1, Episode 5 – Character Motivation

The Ladies Pendragon discuss character motivation. “Because we don’t tell stories about boring people who sit around and think their life is good.”

Scribe’s post on Specific Motivation for Characters

Wikipedia Motivation:

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

16 Basic Desires


What sorts of problems or discoveries have you had about motivating your characters? What is your main character’s specific motivation? Is their initial course of action successful? What’s their next course of action?