Live through your characters, don’t let your characters live through you.
That is something Jose Luis Calva didn’t learn when he killed his wife (and possibly a few other women), chopped off her limbs, put some in the freezer, and her torso in his closet. The jury is still out whether he ate any of her but with a novel titled “Cannibalistic Instincts,” one has to wonder.
Read the full article and make a mental note not to let your characters rule your life. Pretty please.