Is it okay if an American author create non-american characters?
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Why wouldn't it be? As long as you don't stereotype really hard and your character is culturally accurate, I don't see a problem.
It's always best to write about what you know. I think it's ok as long as your Russian characters are only secondary persons or if you have extensive understanding of Russian life, nuances and beliefs. You could seriously shoot yourself in the foot if actual Russians don't find your characters believable.
As long as you have taken care to do your research and know the cultural influence and customs and can write a realistic character.
Of course it's OK. However it may be more difficult to write a good Russian character if you don't know anything about Russians. A character should be believable. If it's just something you are writing casually it won't matter much. But if you are doing serious writing you need to do some research, not just on your characters, but everything else.
It's 100% okay. You're free to write about everything you want. I think it would be better if you read more about Russian people, their culture and other stuff to create more 'real' characters.
Create any characters you want! Write about aliens if you want.
Almost every single story includes at least someone not from the author's country of origin. Your dad is a misguided patriot that think you should only write about Americans when in reality you would only be limiting yourself.
sure it's ok
just consider that you may want to do some research so your character ring true otherwise they may not be believable
It is okay for an American author to create non American characters. But if you do you want to make sure the character isn't just a stereotype. You should always know what you're writing about.
Of course it's ok as long as you don't just use cliches.
Yes, of course it's okay. The challenge you'll run into is trying to keep stereotypes out of your novel, and putting in real Russian words, history, etc.
Of course it is. The world is too big to write just about one nationality, principally when writing a novel.
You can write about whoever you like. Try to avoid stereotypes and cliches.
The characters you make up in your own book can be whatever the Christ nationality you like
Sure why wouldn't it be ok?
My favorite book series is written by and English guy and the book os about an American man
Of course you can write about who ever or whatever you want
We literally have freedom in our own constitution so yes...
Sure. Preferably make the facts accurate
Yes it is.
Yeah why wouldn't it be? lol
I have no idea why it wouldn't be ok
You can do whatever you want but if your audience is American, they'll probably relate more to American characters than russian ones.
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