On Writing : Personality, Situation and the Writer by Jim Fisher

Jim Fisher

Personality, Situation and the Writer

What controls the action in a story? Is it the situation in which you place your characters? Or the personality you create for your character(s)? According to this new research, it's both - confirmed for the first time by two leading university researchers. Follow the link below to read the story. http://scienceforwriters.blogspot.com/2015/06/personality-situation-and-...

Personality, Situation and the Writer
Personality, Situation and the Writer
This study confirms what should be intuitive to experienced authors and screenwriters: that personality predicts behavior just as does situation. But until this study was conducted, researchers were u…
Stage 32 Staff - Julie

Situation vs. personality - I like the debate. In my opinion, personality certainly controls the action.

Jim Fisher

I think so too, Julie. But as has been pointed out, the rational traffic cop part of us is pushed around by our emotions and experience. It sure seems people are far more complicated than your might expect. Thanks for the comment.

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