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    Writing dialogue for characters based on writers?

    If I were to write a stageplay about real writers...well, is it even worth attempting?

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    Why not?

    Have you read the Dante Club by Matthew Pearl? The main characters are Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell and publisher J. T. Fields.

    If you have an idea, explore it and see where it takes you.

    ~L
    I'd rather have questions that I can't answer than answers that I can't question.

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    What about legal things?

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    It is my understanding that as long as the character is no longer living there is no case that can be brought.
    I'd rather have questions that I can't answer than answers that I can't question.

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    Cool

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