Does Every Lead Character Need An Arc?

At a Bouchercon some years ago, Lee Child was part of a panel on characters in thrillers. An audience member asked him a question about character change. “Every character has to have an arc, right?” “Why?” Child said. “There doesn’t have to be character change. We don’t need no stinkin’ arcs.” Everybody in the room … Continue reading Does Every Lead Character Need An Arc?