Charles Dickens Quote

one ghost with two unformedCharles Dickens said, “An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.”

I find that my characters need to be spoken to a little before they reveal themselves.

Do you talk to your characters?


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4 responses to “Charles Dickens Quote

  1. I chatter away at them all the time, but do they listen? They do not. They keep their secrets sailing over my head like playground bullies playing keep-away with the smallest kid’s hat.


  2. Reblogged this on Talithainsight's Blog: Rachael Rawlings and commented:
    Such a true statement!


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