The writer’s imperative: be authentic

If you only get one thing right with your writing, make it this… BE AUTHENTIC

Being authentic means being true to how a story would unfold, how a character would behave. It doesn’t mean what you say has to have happened, it does mean that the reader has to believe it could happen.

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The attractive character is the honest character. She is the character in whom we see the keenest desires, the most poignant failures, and the most cherished hopes.

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