Weekly Wrap-Up – 9.13.14

Another week and autumn is beginning to make itself known here in the North East. The light is shifting just a bit, there are a few leaves on the ground, though the days are still warm and the corn still fresh and sweet.

I hope you all are enjoying the weekend, and I’m here to give you some interesting reading you may have missed this week.

First off, we are open for some volunteer positions. You don’t need to be a writer to fill a few of them, just willing to get your hands dirty, though not literally! You can read all about what we’re looking for here.

Elisabeth Sharp McKetta continued her Mythic Memoir series with “Myth as Container“.

Where Does the Writer End and the Person Begin?” by Katherine Tomlinson reminded us that characters sometimes say and think things the author wouldn’t even consider.

In “Defining Character: the Mary Sue“, Gabrielle Lissauer takes a look at wish-fulfillment characters in fantasy literature.

In our latest author interview, KC Maguire talks to Mara Purnhagen about her “Past Midnight” series and balancing writing and family.

Salena Casha gives an insightful review of the classic “The Left Hand of Darkness” by Ursula K. Le Guin.

And last but not least, Chloe N. Clark continues her fascinating series on an academic view of Fan Studies with “S1/ E3: ‘Who, Pt.1’

Enjoy these posts, and don’t forget to go read our latest issue, too!