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For Thursday, February 18, 2016:
“Poetry creates the myth, the prose writer draws its portrait.”
This will be a blend between The Prompter Room and a regular blog post because there are some good sources of inspiration for character development that I’d like to share.
For instance: “Some good things fall apart, so better things can fall together.” (Marilyn Monroe)
And this: “look for a long time at what pleases you, and longer still at what pains you …” (Colette)
And: “Wisdom is nothing more than healed pain.” (Unattributed meme)
Not only are these good to keep in mind for us as we go through life, I think they’re helpful to remember for those of us who write fiction.
As we develop our characters, we should ask them some essential questions: What good things need to fall apart for this or those character(s)? How can better things fall together? What…
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