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Character Flaw Index

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If there is anything a writer can well expect, it is that no one in their audience will be perfect. Therefore, characters are usually given flaws to make them more realistic and relatable, with doing so being common writers' advice. Flaws are character traits that have a negative impact on the character or on others in the narrative, unless they are simply informed. They can also be exploited. See Good Flaws, Bad Flaws for a scale of flaw acceptability.