When I write I have to get really deep into my characters. Live as they have. I know their history every moment they have been through and all the bad, good and in between experiences. It can be an emotional roller coaster. When I am in a certain characters head I’m living their life and seeing it as if it is my own. Then I switch to another and go through the same.
What I put on the page isn’t half what they experience but I have to know them well enough to know what shapes them and will make them react or do certain things. I become very intimate…a voyeur to their lives and lay it on the page with each word and emotion. It is exhilarating and consuming. And I love it making it all very real.
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