Down With Characters!

When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters.  A character is a caricature.

~ Ernest Hemingway

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About sputnitsa

Born in the US, I grew up in Africa and the West Indies, and returned stateside in my teens. After a decade in international development, democracy work, and inclusivity training for domestic NGOs, I joined Peace Corps, and after a year, experienced my first Russian invasion. I followed that up by volunteering with refugees and youth, and after some vacation time climbing minarets and mountains, I returned to New York City, where today I work on social justice with college students, produce short films, and write.
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2 Responses to Down With Characters!

  1. ralfast says:

    And that’s why Hemingway is one of my favorite authors. Right there with Poe.

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