Following on from last week about keeping your main character at the forefront of your story, we’ll look at the more technical side of character scenes, and how difficult it can be to keep the emphasis with your main character whenever possible.
Here’s a simple example – the scene below is between John, who is the main character, and secondary character, Juliet:-
John peered out across the city and gathered his thoughts. He felt Juliet’s presence behind him, shifting with the shadows. But at least they’d be safe for tonight, although he knew he couldn’t keep her safe forever, no matter how hard he tried.