Alida, Kathryn, and Matt discuss the ways we put ourselves into our characters, the pitfalls and the fun of doing so!

Show Notes

Do we write ourselves into our novels? Is everything we write autobiographical? And what if we don’t have the experiences our characters do?

What we talked about:

Do we put ourselves into our characters? Is every character just a reflection of us the author? (0:10)

Do we intentionally draw on parts of ourselves to create our characters? (1:45)

Can we just write ourselves into our stories? (6:50)

What do we do if we don’t have that experience or knowledge? (14:15)

Things we mentioned:

Neal Stephenson – Snow Crash


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