Lee Child: Write What You Feel.
Having just featured Lee Child on using questions to propel narrative, I was intrigued with this explication of more of Child’s advice by blogger Wilson K.
Filed under craft, technique, emotion, NOTED
Tagged as Lee Child, Wilson K.
Thanks for the link, glad you like the article.
Thank you, Wilson!
No thank you, you’ve just exposed me to your considerably larger following. I’ll try to keep up with the articles.
Sounds like very good advice: use your imagination to supplement your memory of small moments in your life and expand them to larger moments. Excellent sense.
I agree, Victoria. It makes a heck of a lot of sense: use your emotions the way actors do. Everyone has the same basic core emotions, after all.
Yes, the comparison to acting is an essential and important one; the accomplished writer “puts on” a different character in writing each character and narrative voice he or she assumes.