Having Fun and Oh My Gosh, is THAT how Characters Take Over???

Posted: April 17, 2014 by writingsprint in Uncategorized

I was going to write a post on this very subject, but I couldn’t do it better. Sometimes when you don’t know what happens next, you have to let your characters take over. They can be far better equipped at solving the problems in front of them than you, dear writer.

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Having fun when you write is essential – Yes, I know, sometimes tears are important too, and energy and emotion and strength and perseverance, but in any endeavor, having fun keeps you going more than any other of those things.

So, what happens when you’ve hit a rough spot or an insolvable problem and after weeks or maybe even months, you feel like you’re banging your head against the wall and wishing you’d never started the dang project? How do you get the fun back into the equation?

We all try all the different things that can be done in that situation. We take a day or more away. Or we try to force our way through it. Or we try logic and mapping out all the pros and cons, all the paths available, all the ways that might deliver what we need most – that troublesomely rare and elusive…

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  1. A.D. Everard says:

    Thanks again, Writingsprint. Wonderful of you to reblog this. 😀

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