Archive for May 19th, 2010

Gotham Writers’ Workshop, where I teach online fiction classes, has developed a great questionairre to help flesh out fictional characters.  It can also be found in their excellent book, Writing Fiction.  The “digging deeper” questions are especially interesting.

If you don’t like those, let Proust give your character the third degree.  (Every issue of VanityFair features a celebrity response to this questionairre).

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