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How to get your character right by Ethan Canin – Quotes for Wtiters (and people who like quotes)

actorDon’t write about a character. Become that character, and then write your story.

ETHAN CANIN
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4 comments on “How to get your character right by Ethan Canin – Quotes for Wtiters (and people who like quotes)

  1. Cate Russell-Cole
    February 15, 2015

    Well said!

  2. Madie_H
    February 16, 2015

    That’s interesting – similar to the view of method acting but for writers. I think you have to imagine what that type of character would genuinely say when writing their dialogue too, or else they are incredibly 2D!

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