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Fearless Thoughts: Part 2

by Anna O’Keefe


[Editor’s note: this two-part debut series for Anna O’Keefe’s column “Redefining Superheroes” began yesterday with Part 1.] My great-great-grandmother, Anna O’Keefe, came to the US, an Irish immigrant, with nearly nothing. We have no record of her life except for a few personal items and a couple of lines in census records. I hold tight […]


Fearless Thoughts: Part 1

by Anna O’Keefe


[Editor’s note: this is the first in a two-part debut of Anna O’Keefe’s column “Redefining Superheroes.” Come back tomorrow for Part 2.] Superheros and anti-heroes have exploded off the pages of comics and graphic novels in spectacular fashion in the past several years. Forbes pronounced that, “2017 became the greatest year for superhero movies of […]





Breakfast Anywhere

by Beth McCabe


It’s difficult enough to choose a setting for a realistic story. The place you grew up? Went to college? Vacationed? The first home you chose as an adult? When you’re writing fantasy you can make your world whatever and wherever you want it to be, but then you need to color in the outlines and […]



How Not to Hook ‘Em

by Lale Davidson


At a GrubStreet Muse and the Marketplace Writers Conference, I workshopped my novel query “pitch” with a goateed and bespectacled editor from Scribner: “After her mother spontaneously combusted on the Altiplano between Bolivia and Chile, Fallon struggles to grasp reality. Fifteen years later, her brother, who is bi-polar…” He sighed audibly and wrinkled his nose […]