A film or book about an earlier stage of a character’s life, released because the later part of it has already been successful.
One or more plot lines that run along the same path. A main plot, featuring a lead character you wish to emphasize, and one or more parallel plots to with it. You equalize among the plot lines.
Profligate; reprobate, profligate person, rake, debauchee, degenerate, dissipater, libertine, pervert, sinner, wrongdoer, spendthrift, wastrel, prodigal.
Pungent; sharp-tasting, highly flavored, savory, spicy, flavorful, piquant, flavorsome, palatable, tasty, highly seasoned, salty, peppery, hoot, nippy, tangy, strong, stimulating, sharp, sharp-smelling, acrid, sour, acid, tart, astringent, vinegary, caustic, bitter, acetous, biting, stinging, smarting, penetrating,
Professional death, a loss of work that is essential to life and happiness. This loss would create a void in the leads existence and cause a loss of identity.
Psychological death, an object of desire close at hand, a reason to live, absolutely crucial to the happiness of the lead, not having it would mean an everlasting loss, and dying inside.
A plan for designing a novel to connect with readers. It is the thing you will have when you complete a manuscript and expect to sell it.