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What’s The Relationship Between A Writer & Their Characters?

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Here I go again, treading into dangerous territory. I’m calling this dangerous territory because the word “danger” comes from roots that mean the “power of a lord or master”. And, the last thing I am is some kind of lord, master, guru, or expert. So, putting my thoughts and feelings about writers and their characters out into the communal space ... Read More »

What’s The Writer’s Job? Recording Or Creating?


I’m venturing into dangerous territory with the title of this post… Let me clarify the exact bit of territory I want to defend. First, when I ask if the writer’s job is recording or creating, certain easy and obvious answers come up: * Journalists mostly record, though they can do it creatively. * Essayists and article writers can slide back ... Read More »