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Here are the Dead Darlings’ offices we know writer's inspiration can come from nearly anywhere: news headlines, overheard conversations, or the characters in your life. This month, we got inspired not just with stories, but the craft lessons and novel fodder hidden in different media.

Books

Anna Williams takes a closer look at the hidden heroism in the Not-so-Brave Girls featured in the novels of her youth.  

Music

The tunes that get stuck in your head are there for a reason, Cara Wood shares what catchy melodies and story hooks have in common in Getting the replay

Movies

There are three qualities that Kim Libby couldn't let go of after watching Moonlight, and she says they are essential to every good story.  

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