Writing: Letting Go Of Your Characters

Authors can be a sentimental bunch. Charles Dickens was no exception; he hated to say good-bye to his characters when he finished one of his stories. When he sent off his finished story to his publisher, he said that he felt like he was sending a part of himself “into the shadowy world.” No wonder his stories were so vivid and real. He was a true master at creating characters that readers would embrace for generations.  Suellen Ocean is the author of the Civil War Era Historic Romance, Black PansyAvailable Here:


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With a Bachelor of Arts degree from Sonoma State University, Suellen Ocean does her writing from the hills of Northern California. She began writing professionally for print and radio broadcasting in the late 1980's. Her first self-published book led to her becoming "officially" published, when in 1998 she was asked to participate in the anthology, "The Simple Life" through Berkley Books, New York. She is the author of sixteen books on diverse subjects.

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