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Do modern writers use the Internet to "test drive" their characters?

I came across the profile of a Quoran who was so openly and unabashedly racist that it was hard for me to believe he was a real person. Are there any writers on Quora who have used social media sites and chatrooms to try out a new character's voice or revisit an old character in a new way?
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tynamite
tynamite's avatar No. If you understand your character, you won't have to test drive it on the internet. Real writers know what makes their characters happy, sad, angry and excited, and how they'll react to certain things. You don't need to think hard to imagine how other characters in your story will react with your other ones.

If you're contemplating it, you're doing writing wrong.
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