What could pull me away from the MFA in Writing Popular Fiction program at Seton Hill University?
Creating Context for Horror:
An Informal History of the Genre Culminating
in Tremblay’s A Head Full of Ghosts
Overly cryptic? Yes. If you grok it, though, it’s daring, risqué, even shocking. Shocking, I say!
Chances are good that you won’t get rich from writing, or even pay a month’s bills, but that’s not why we write.
I submitted a poem to a magazine. They decided to print it.
You can read my poem in this season’s issue of Illumen.
In the spirit of fairness, it’s time to re-examine the issue of Mary Sue characters in popular fiction and associated media. As my first couple of rants focused almost exclusively on Rey from the Star Wars franchise, it’s only fair I devote some time to male characters who exhibit the qualities of the unfortunate Mary Sue / Gary Stu type.