News from Dead Darlings

Hello from Dead Darlings! Last month we spent some time with our champions. First, five Grubbies with debut novels shared some of their success tips and struggles. Then we shared tips on how writers can get the most out of their protagonists.

The Good

Aboard a wooden tall ship, sailing the Atlantic, Milo Todd shares what happened when he lived like his protagonist for a week.

The Bad

Cara Wood what it takes to be a modern day anti-hero and asks the questions, what should those characters look like now?

The Familiar

If you are writing who you know Mark Guerin has advice on how to adapt the real life character for fiction.

About the Author

Dead Darlings is devoted to celebrating the novel, from the process of creation through revision, promotion and publication. The authors, alumni from GrubStreet Boston’s Novel Incubator, have gathered to provide support for all novelists: aspiring, developing or successful. Writing is best when it has the support of a community, when novelists share their experiences.

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