Writing Mary Sues

This week on Hide and Create, Diana Rowland, Moses Siregar, Joshua Essoe and Jordan Ellinger discuss Mary Sues and Marty Stus.

Who are these super awesome people? Why, they’re you! They’re the best. We all love them. A little too much. They can do everything! In fact it kind of bugs me how perfect they are. It probably bugs you too.

Here are some tips to tone those characters down, and how to use this technique for the forces of good instead of evil.

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