a pretty good imagination!
Posted by greg on October 12, 1997 at 12:32:59:
In response to My best guess, written by Rachel on October 12, 1997 at 10:40:20
I think that sometimes you don't have to directly experience the thing, but if you knew someone who had, that can help to fill in the blanks. I myself have never experienced physical abuse, but my mother did when she young. She used to talk about it sometimes, and I have an idea of what it might have been like. I think that you can use the experience of others, but you really have to be a good writer to make them as convincing as if you had the experience yourself.
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