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S37E6 – Characters Must Be Practically Perfect in Every Way

Make him honest. I don’t mean ‘never fish for spare change in a pay phone honest.’ I mean ‘tell it like it is and own up to it’ honest. Readers will forgive a character for any number of flaws if the character is honest about who he is and what he’s doing. – K.M. Weiland

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S37E2 – If You’re Good Enough, You Don’t Need a Second Draft

The first draft is for you, the writer; the second and subsequent drafts are for the reader. Trying to do both things at once – figuring out what we want to say, while also fashioning it for another human being to read – is the curse of writer’s block. – Karen Karbo

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