Tom Vowler on keeping it real in your book.

If the reader doesn’t believe the character would cheat on her husband, join a cult, drink drive…at that particular time, you’ve lost them to implausibility.

Verisimilitude is like – well, it’s like music. You either hear it or you don’t. (Acknowledgment to Harlan Ellison.)

Verisimilitude: I swear to tell the truth

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Ian Hocking

Writer and psychologist.

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