Amy Shearn
Creator Success @ Medium // Editor of Human Parts & Creators Hub // Novelist // Person

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Medium creators’ responses to this week’s writing prompts

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I’ve gotten story ideas in the most unlikely places. Sometimes it’s from overhearing something — once at an amusement park I became so fascinated by a self-proclaimed coasterhead nearby in line raving about her favorite rides that I fictionalized her in a short story. Sometimes it’s trying to satisfy my…

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Medium creators’ responses to this week’s writing prompts

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Any writer who has ever had me as an editor or teacher probably knows what I’m going to say whenever I read an early draft of something. Whether it’s an article about personal development or a work of short fiction, the first thing I say is usually: “How about adding…

Only the emotionally strong survive watching Marvel movies

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Spoilers ahead, so many spoilers, every manner of spoiler, seriously don’t read this if you’re going to see Spider-Man: No Way Home because really it is fun? or something? to see its reveals in real time, and I am about spoil it all, and for what? Just to talk about…

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