The irregular blog of an irregular children's author.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Tips for Young Writers 8: Wonder more about what your characters are thinking than what they should say.
Wonder more about what your characters are thinking than what they should say. Try to just forget about what your characters need to say next and simply think about what they’re thinking. When you get your characters’ thoughts really clear in your mind, you’ll find words just tumble out of their mouths and onto the page. You might also find that their dialogue feels surprisingly real.