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what's the difference between a major character and a minor? Is a minor like every other character besides the major characters?

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    There are usually only two or three major characters in a story, possibly two or three more in a book.

    Major characters are also usually referred to as "round characters" -- http://fictionwriting.about.com/od/glossary/g/RoundCharacter.htm -- and the minor characters, as "flat characters."

    Let us know if you have more questions.

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