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The Secret Characters in Your Story: Setting & Description by Elizabeth MS Flynn

What lingers in your mind when you finish a great story? Sometimes it’s the hero or the heroine. Sometimes it’s the crisp, crackling dialogue that made you laugh out loud (sometimes in public, embarrassingly enough) or bawl (also sometimes in public, definitely embarrassingly enough). And sometimes, whether you realize it or not, it could even …
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The Editor Smirks, But It’s Not About You By Elizabeth MS Flynn

On occasion, you’ll catch a glimpse of the copy editor in its native habitat—in a little hovel somewhere, hunched over piles of manuscripts—and if you look closely, you’ll notice them smirking from time to time. You may ask yourself why. Are they making fun of you or your work, spreading it far and wide? Are …
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Secrets Behind Super-Heroines by Eilis Flynn

Why is building a super-heroine so different from building a super-hero? Before I answer that, when you’re about to start writing a new story, how do you create a hero and heroine? Do you start with your hero, or do you start with your heroine? Depends on any number of factors, doesn’t it? Depends on …