Cecilia Capers - More Than Novel Ideas

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How Actors and Theatre Technique Can Enhance a Novelist's Writing Part One: Dialogue

Posted by ceciliacapers on September 22, 2013 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)



By Cecilia T. Capers (September 22, 2013)


Uta Hagen. Stella Adler. Meyerhold, Stanislavsky, and Bertolt Brecht. These are the names of theatrical pioneers. Not exactly names on books you would expect to find in a novelist’s library. I’ve had them in my personal collection for years. I first read Brecht in my 11th grade. I started my studies in the art of writing at a young age because I fell in love with theatre. I liked the ide...

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Let There Be Light - Illuminating a Writer's Universe

Posted by ceciliacapers on December 29, 2011 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Writing a novel is never easy. The craft of writing can be an all-consuming effort. Late nights and days filled with hours at a keyboard have been my norm since 2005 when I began writing my first novel. I have been writing since the age of five. As an only child, I learned at an early age to make toys as well as books substitutes for adventures with non-existent siblings. Several decades later as I am working on the final stages of my fictional creation, I have to pause to look ba...

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