Rule one of reading other people’s stories is that whenever you say ‘well that’s not convincing’ the author tells you that’s the bit that wasn’t made up. This is because real life is under no obligation to be convincing.Neil Gaiman I have met many characters in my years of restaurant work…some I have tried weaving… Continue reading Are Your Characters Too Real?
Tag: Character development
Writing, I think, is not apart from living. Writing is a kind of double living. The writer experiences everything twice. Once in reality and once in that mirror which waits always before or behind. ~Catherine Drinker Bowen, Atlantic, December 1957 I found this writing blog through blogcatalog after she stopped by for a visit. If… Continue reading Double Living