A collection of provocative quotes, and the articles that contain them, stoking the fires of inspiration

The Delicate Art of Character Folding

“Think of it as economy of character. And think of it as a challenge, something you go into your manuscript looking for. Because let’s face it, characters aren’t going to jump up and nominate themselves for the slaughter.”

@rebeccamakkai on on folding characters “carefully together like egg whites and cake batter” on The Masters Review blog.


Art Appreciation

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