The Relationship Between Your Main Character’s Desire and Effects

This relationship considers the Effects or feedback the MC receives in relation to her Desire. The Effects she experiences can either confirm or warn her about the alignment of her actions with her Desire. They provide guidance and influence her decision-making.

The MC can also desires to obtain Effects. She may desire to feel a certain way, to experience certain things, or to receive validation from her Cause or from her Community. This can be something good, healthy, and sustainable. Or it can be something she needs to change about herself. To desire the Confirming and Nurturing Effects of a trusted Cause like a parent, guardian, or God.