Karen Woodward shares some nuggets of wisdom here. It's an article called Truth in Fiction: The Importance of Honesty.
It offers some very stimulating ideas. Here’s one that we thought was genuinely noteworthy:
Truthfulness meshes with the world in a way that its opposite does not. If I am honest about what makes me happy, sad, angry, frustrated, and so on, then -- because we are all much like each other -- my readers can relate to these experiences.
To find out more about Karen's insights, look into the rest of this interesting piece.