fictionwriting Newsletter

Fiction Writing

January 24 2008 Fiction Writing Newsletter

I was reading through the reports of Heath Ledger's death and one point reminded me of a great source of story and characterisation ideas: actors. They are always looking for roles they can get their teeth into - let's give them those characters.

- - Here's this week's article - -

Story ideas from actor interviews

Interviews with actors on the DVD special feature sections and in newspapers and magazines are excellent sources of inspiration and story ideas. Actors like Heath Ledger choose to avoid typecast roles, and instead look for characters who will stretch their acting ability to the max.

Please visit for even more great content about Fiction Writing.

To participate in free, fun online discussions, this site has a community forum all about Fiction Writing located here -

Please visit my tribute lens to Heath Ledger and leave your own comments if you wish. He was a great Aussie actor:

I hope to hear from you sometime soon, either in the forum or in response to this email message. I thrive on your feedback!

Have fun passing this message along to family and friends, because we all love free knowledge!

Elsa Neal, Fiction Writing & Creativity Editor

Unsubscribe from the Fiction Writing Newsletter

Online Newsletter Archive for Fiction Writing Site

Master List of BellaOnline Newsletters

Editor's Picks Articles
Top Ten Articles
Previous Features
Site Map