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  • March 11th, 2008 | 6:39 AM
Letters to characters

Dear Flyboy,
Did you really think he wouldn't find out? Did you really think you wouldn't be punished? Really?

Author who thought you were smarter than that   



Dear Plant Kid,
Nice entrance. How long do you think it will be before he starts speaking to you again?

And yes, I realize that you now have two, possibly three names, and that I am calling you by all of them at various times. I still like the first name best but there are several books already out with that character's name as the title so it simply won't work. If you don't like my choices, why don't you come up with something of your own?

Author with rocks in her head

 

Dear Friend of Max,
Tell me about the very first day you met Max, please. There is so much I don't understand.

Author who knows this story will make some people mad

pensive
There are so many stories only you can tell.Tell them, please.



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d_michiko_f
March 11th, 2008 02:37 pm (UTC)
Love your letters! :)

Go you!
susanwrites
March 11th, 2008 02:46 pm (UTC)
Thanks! Another new scene last night - woohoo!

And hey, we don't have a date for April yet.
d_michiko_f
March 11th, 2008 02:55 pm (UTC)
April 3rd? Same time/same place?
boreal_owl
March 11th, 2008 02:39 pm (UTC)
Just wanted to say that I'm enjoying these letters to your characters. I should do this, too.
susanwrites
March 11th, 2008 02:42 pm (UTC)
You totally should try it! I'm amazed at how sometimes writing the letter leads me to something in the story.
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