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Very personal indeed! My character, Lauren Staab, is me! Let me count the ways.
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- Yes, she is the daughter of a funeral director just like me.
- She works hard and is reliable like me.
- She eats the same food I do.
- Her condo is decorated like a home I would have if I were 35 years old again.
- The funeral home she works in is modeled after my Dad's funeral home.
- She overthinks things like I do.
- She's smart like me. (wink wink)
In fact, I had a very, very, very difficult time establishing this character because I was too up close and personal with her. When I finally separated me from Lauren and stepped back to get a different perspective of her, I was able to continue writing the book.
I have never had a problem developing a character using my imagination to conjure her up. But since she was me, I guess I couldn't get the brainstorming/creativity to flow. Have you ever had that problem when developing a character? Please leave a comment below and let us know your experience. Thank you!!
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