We use Amazon Associate links to help support the site and the work we do.

For Writers: You, In Stories

mirror

FOR WRITERS

Today’s writer topic comes from QSFer Ryane Chatman:

“How much of your life ends up in your stories?”

Ryane asks a great question. I have stories where one of the protagonists is 80% me, and some where I’m hardly present at all, though of course my life experience almost always informs the story. And struggling writers do often show up in my tales. *grin*

How does your life, history, and personality manifest itself in your stories, if at all?

Join the chat

close

Join Our Newsletter List, Get 4 Free Books

To view our privacy and other policies, Click Here
Please consider also subscribing to the newsletters of the authors who are providing these free eBooks to you. We are only able to offer them through the generosity of these QSF authors. You can always unsubscribe at a later date if you don't find anything of interest to you.
Once you submit this form, check your inbox to confirm this addition if you joined our newsletter list.

1 thought on “For Writers: You, In Stories”

  1. I use stuff from my own life all the time! L. Sprague DeCamp said something about one of the advantages of being a writer was that anything that happened, no matter how bad, became gist for salable copy! And, yes, there is a little of me in a lot of my characters!

    Reply

Leave a Comment