” But at the same time, the commonplace statement about them is true: every character is the hero of his own story. Each has a justification for his actions that is convincing to him. It’s fun to give these people voices. “


” If I don’t have a project going, I sit down and begin to write something – a character sketch, a monologue, a description of some sight, or even just a list of ideas. “


” Once you have invented a character with three dimensions and a voice, you begin to realize that some of the things you’d like him to do to further your plot are things that such a person wouldn’t, or couldn’t, do. “


” What I look for in any character, good or bad, is whether I can hear him speak. If I can imagine him that clearly, then I can write about him. “



All 4 Thomas Perry Quotes about Character in picture


But at the same time, the commonplace statement about them is true: every character is the hero of his own story. Each has a justification for his actions that is convincing to him. It
If I don


Once you have invented a character with three dimensions and a voice, you begin to realize that some of the things you
What I look for in any character, good or bad, is whether I can hear him speak. If I can imagine him that clearly, then I can write about him.