Readers That (Don’t) Care: Why is My Character Unsympathetic?

Let me guess: someone read your story and called one of your characters “unsympathetic.” You’re here to figure out what, exactly, that means. Don’t worry, it doesn’t mean they’re unlikeable. An unlikeable character isn’t necessarily a problem. A reader can still sympathize with a character they don’t like.  Oftentimes, writers take “unsympathetic” to mean that […]