Placeholders, the Use Of

I’ve always used pictures of placeholders in my work, just to keep my vision of a character clear until they came alive on the page. Once a character takes off, the placeholder falls away, but until then, the pictures act as touchstones. This becomes doubly important when collaborating. You really need to be on the same page or photo for that. So here are some of the placeholders that Bob and I have used.

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