Digression Girl

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This drives me nuts in a lot of modern writing: people make broad assumptions or believe old stereotypes that end up hurting their writing. If your assumptions are based in stereotypes, then I’d say it will hamper your ability to write good fiction. And sadly, many people make assumptions all the time. ASSUMPTIONS IN WRITING: …

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Let’s actually dissect a good character that has withstood the test of time, and examine why their live-action movie didn’t work. I’m going to use Green Lantern for this. The live action movie really stank up the theater, but Green Lanterns, as characters, are actually ridiculously cool. They are the Paladins of the DC Universe: …

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“Nuance” is thrown around a lot in critiques, but do you actually know what it is? What it means? How it looks in characters? It’s something we all seem to say that we want, but do we really know what we’re asking for? Let’s dive in! For this, I’m using characters from “Star Trek: Deep …

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Normally, I try to plan my blogs out in advance, but this time, I’m working on the fly. We’ll see how it goes. The biggest criticism I see all the time regarding the Mass Effect Trilogy‘s romances now that the Legendary edition came out is that, “Ashley is a racist, and who’d want to either …

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Changing Tim Drake to be bi is wrong, but probably not for the reason you’re thinking, like bi-phobia. Changing Tim Drake (Robin) to be bi is like slapping a vegan patty on a Whopper and saying it’s now a burger made for vegans. Wouldn’t a vegan sandwich from a vegan restaurant with an entire vegan …

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