A common trope in fiction is to have two or more characters initially suspicious of each other, but eventually growing close. But how can we get this transition to feel organic?
Writing a good opener is a struggle, one I've been grappling with for a while. When in doubt, learn by example. In this series of posts, I'll look at the opening scene from all different kinds of fiction - TV, books, movies, you name it - to see what worked about them. First up, is Mr. Robot.
In a world where a woman showing her breasts is somehow pro-feminist and anti-feminist at the same time, it’s easy to see why any writer would stress over their female characters.