You’re awake. Instead of writing the Great American Novel—or even a mediocre one—you’re reading our blog. Okay, then. We offer a topic; you respond. Let your fellow writers inspire you, and return to that manuscript refreshed.
In a flat character arc, the character is already at their best potential. In this case, the world is changed by the character instead of the character changed by the world. Can you think of some good stories where this dynamic makes an engaging story?