In Writing Fiction, How Your Characters Talk is Just as Important as What They’re Saying

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In literature, as in life, the way people talk to one another can tell you more about their psychological issues than the content of what they’re saying. This is also true of fictional characters. The best writers create satisfyingly realistic characters by consciously and carefully choosing psychologically accurate unconscious word choices for them. These characters don’t just further the narrative with their […]