Just Past the Point

A writer, speaking at a conference I attended, suggested interviewing key characters when it’s tough to decide on the direction one’s writing should take.

So, I asked a character for an interview. He turned me down. I asked again. Same result. Later, he called the police and filed a harassment complaint against me.

I wrote about the incident, thinking my problem solved. He sued me for libel. Acting on the advice of another writer, I killed the offensive character.

I may be just past the point of logic and believability.

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"Love not what you are but what you may become."― Miguel de Cervantes
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2 Responses to Just Past the Point

  1. John says:

    I had to look up Harold Crick. Now I have to rent ‘Stranger than Fiction!’

  2. Holly Forrest says:

    Shades of Harold Crick…. 😉

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