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The Influence on the Main Character to Change

Jun 17th, 2020

In an effort to make it even easier for writers, the latest version of Subtext offers a discrete reminder about the Influence Character:

The Influence Character Influences

This should help avoid the unfortunate pitfall of writing the Influence Character as if he or she is a Main Character in their own story. Previous versions of Subtext omitted the helper text "influences by," leaving those new to Subtext and Dramatica confused as to the role of this character in their story.

This latest update removes all doubt: the Influence Character influences--whether directly, or indirectly.