Wait…what? They can’t do that. They aren’t real. They are in your head, you know make belief, they can only do what you tell them to do.
Well, anyone who is a writer knows that, that is a load of BS, but back to my point.
Yes, it’s true. Characters take on lives of their own and sometimes, just sometimes, they pop up in unexpected places and do things that shake your whole plot line to the core.
I’ve only had it happen to me a couple of times, and were nothing short of moments of either utter brilliance or wanting to throw my computer across the room because the moment they stepped into the scene, the outline was useless.
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