Posts tagged ‘character’

October 30, 2013

Quote of the Day: Erika Weinstein

[On the most common note AMC gives] Let your character breath. Don’t give them too much to do in a pilot. We need quiet moments to see who they are.

October 25, 2012

Quote of the Day: Aristotle

Character gives us qualities, but it is in actions — what we do — that we are happy or the reverse. All human happiness and misery take the form of action.

October 9, 2012

Quote of the Day: William Faulkner

It begins with a character, usually, and once he stands up on his feet and begins to move, all I can do is trot along behind him with a paper and pencil trying to keep up long enough to put down what he says and does.

August 22, 2011

Quote of the Day: Alan Swyer

Once you’ve got your character – who by then hopefully has a name – what often helps is to do some daydreaming.