Do Your Characters Take on a Life of Their Own? – by Jami Gold…

Ever get one of those injuries where you wish you had a better story to go with it? *sigh*

When a bundle of bamboo sticks I was trying to separate slipped, one punctured the tip of my index finger, right by the curve of my nail. Three hours of pressure and paper-towel-wrapped ice cubes later, the bleeding stopped so I could apply a bandage, but typing is…not fun.

So let’s do a shorter, fun post today. *grin*

There’s no end to the variety of ways we can get to know our characters. That goes double when it comes to getting to know our characters well enough that they become three-dimensional and take on a life of their own.

Let’s explore…

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One thought on “Do Your Characters Take on a Life of Their Own? – by Jami Gold…

  1. I write science fiction and some of my characters are aliens. These are the characters I ‘argue with.’ I will nudge them this way and they go kicking and screaming, insisting I think about their very different motivations and needs. Usually I listen …. gives me more interesting story lines …

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