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Judd Apatow’s 6 Tips on Developing and Writing Dynamic Characters

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Sep 24, 2021 • 5 min read

When approaching the script-writing process, it can be tempting to center your story around a flashy plot or setting. Director/screenwriter Judd Apatow believes that while plot and setting are crucial elements of a story, sometimes your most valuable writing work comes from fleshing out a character—particularly a main character.