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Did you hate writing about any of your characters?

From: Raymond E. Feist
Date: 08 August 2009

Again, I have no emotional investment in characters.  None of them  were a problem to write or made me feel anything.  It's a drama.   These are characters.  They have a function.

I think one of the problems is that writing and reading, while  related, are entirely different tasks with entirely different  expectations.  I never think "have I gone too far," because that gets  into worrying about how any given reader might react, and at that  point I've lost control of the process.  As I have said on more than  one occasion, what one reader hates, another
loves, etc.

Best, R.E.F.

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