Posts Tagged ‘character’

Stolen Identities Week: Real life characters

In Writing on May 7, 2012 at 8:04 am
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When it comes to creating interesting characters, sometimes the best inspiration comes from the people we encounter in our everyday lives.

Not to belittle the writer’s craft, but with quirky mannerisms, notable turns of phrase,¬† idiosyncrasies and internal contradictions — sometimes real people are just more interesting than the ones we can imagine. Read the rest of this entry »