Welcome to the Character Change website.
My name is David Wisehart. I am a writer, director, and producer in Hollywood. I was a video game producer at Twentieth Century Fox. I’ve written, directed, and produced stage plays, a musical, and an opera. I’ve directed a feature film. I’ve been hired to re-write more than a dozen movie scripts. I’m the bestselling author of an epic fantasy novel, and I am truly excited about this opportunity to help you master the art of writing great characters.
I designed this site for screenwriters and novelists who want to achieve their greatest possible success.
By exploring this site and reading this blog, you will acquire a deep understanding of human nature that will give you the specific tools that you need to create compelling characters.
Here you will learn the ancient secrets of human psychology, passed down through the ages in the symbol of the Enneagram.
- the nine fundamental fears that motivate human behavior
- the nine core character types
- the nine stages of character change
- how to write a character arc
- and much more
The ideal reader of this blog is someone who wants to complete their best possible screenplay or novel.
You don’t have to be an experienced writer to begin this journey. I only ask that you come open-minded and ready to learn—about story, about character, and about yourself.
So please join me on this great adventure.
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