Every good story is full of conflict. I mean, they would be pretty boring without some sort of challenge, right? The characters can’t just get from point A to point B without dealing with some sort of obstacle that threatened their peace – maybe even putting them head-to-head against their greatest enemy. But when it comes to real life, I’m sure we can all agree … Continue reading Overcoming Obstacles that Threaten Your Happily Ever After
I love writing and dreaming up fantasy worlds – one of the main reasons why I wanted to create a blog that focuses on living as a main character. So you might find it surprising to hear that I went through the first 30 years of my life without ever touching Dungeons and Dragons (D&D). In 2022, everything changed when the Fire Nation attacked as … Continue reading Gamify Your New Year’s Resolutions and Turn Your Life into a D&D Campaign
As I was brainstorming promotions for this blog, I started thinking about fun TikTok videos that I could make to highlight the different main characters I want to write about. I came up with some skit ideas and found the sounds that would be perfect to use. As I got further into the planning process, I decided I needed to figure out “main character” outfits … Continue reading What Is a “Main Character” Outfit?
It’s easy enough to imagine yourself as the main character. But unless you’re dealing with very specific situations, you won’t face the same scenarios as our favorite protagonists (meaning, unfortunately, you won’t have a daring sword fight anytime soon). So, how does one actually get “main character energy”? In addition to romanticizing your own life, you need to change your mindset and focus your energy … Continue reading How to Feel Like the Main Character in Your Life
Growing up, I’ve always wanted to take on the world. Maybe it was the writer inside of me. I couldn’t help but think of exciting scenarios where I’d become the main character of an intriguing storyline. Of course, I knew I was never going to battle dragons or use magic to take down a villain – but I’d hoped to be a part of something … Continue reading Chapter One of Living as the Main Character