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

Author: Ian Hocking

Writer and psychologist.

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