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It’s odd what you have courage for and what you don’t.

Joyce Johnson, Minor Characters: A Beat Memoir

Reading

Orphan Black’s Missing Minor Characters

When “To Right the Wrongs of Many” airs this Saturday, Orphan Black’s five-year narrative, which dug deeper and deeper into conspiracy and convolution each season, will finally come to a (hopefully) reasonable conclusion. 947 more words

Angela Deangelis

Meditative Monday: Do Heroes And Villains Actually Exist? Things About Good Versus Evil Tropes That Get Overlooked

Another week, another Meditative Monday which means another hopefully thought-provoking question.

And this one has been nagging me so much lately that I feel it’s finally time to actually take a stab at it. 1,263 more words

Writing

Characters Who Make a Big Impression in a Small Amount of Time

The very weird Anthony Scaramucci lasted only 10 days as Donald Trump’s communications director — a brief and memorable White House cameo for that minor cast member in “Trumpland.” 546 more words

Rejection and The Beats

For a while there, in my youth, I was obsessed with the Beat Poets. My preference was for Ferlinghetti but I finally read Kerouac before I went to college. 279 more words

Gender Politics

"But I Wanted To Tell That Story, Too": When A Sub-Plot Is Really Just Another Plot (Lesson Learned)

Four thousand miles to the east, a new day was beginning. With
each passing minute, the sun’s rays heated the equatorial waters of
the Mauritanian coastline and generated an oppressive blanket of steam… 755 more words

Top Five Wednesday: Favorite Minor Characters

Minor characters are less than a sidekick or a side character (but not in our hearts!) Everyone will have a different definition of what makes a minor vs a side character but just as an example, I’d consider Ron and Hermione side characters, while Lavender Brown, Oliver Wood, and Dean Thomas are minor characters. 241 more words
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