Backstory is everything that happened to your characters before your current story. Backstory is an important thing for you as a writer to know and think up but detracts from your story when overused. So let’s discuss how and when we should include backstory. Out of your character’s backstory and history, only 10% should go into your story. Knowledge of your character and their past will help you write a well-rounded character but unless it pushes the present story forward, i