Thursday, April 20, 2006

Breathing Life...

"A writer begins by breathing life into his characters. But if you are very lucky, they breathe life into you."

--Caryl Phillips


Blogger Jim Thompson said...

A character becoming self-aware gives a surge of energy and warmth akin to new life in my soul. Fortunately, I am unable to empathize with women gestating and giving birth, but that and birthing a character must share some minute similarity of witnessing new life.

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