00004 | Necessity

There is an insight I've picked up from a couple of sources now, enough that it warrants mentioning. There are a couple of creators that have learned to do pretty amazing things because they had a vision of something they wanted to do and had to learn how to get there.

My Characters aren't Me

I'm noticing something about the way I'm writing my characters.  They are stiff.  In the draft on which I'm working, they seem to be little surprised by every eventuality of plot progression.  Surprise that I try to write in feels…