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Feisty, flawed and all

Chic Manila

It’s rare now that I’m in a position to read or edit someone else’s story before publication, but if I am, I tend to champion the “feisty female main character.” Feisty of course could mean anything from quirky to flawed and whatever else comes in between.
I like female characters who are a bit…out there.
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July 24, 2015 - - No comments


Question: Have you ever disagreed with what your editor commented about your story? Do you follow all their comments?

I’ve been getting questions sent to me through email, Wattpad, and I think I’ll discuss some of them here on the blog too.

I’ve worked with at least five editors (and a few more beta readers) since I began writing and publishing, and yes, it still happens that I disagree with their comments. Sometimes. 🙂 I cave of course to anything factual, grammar-related, or lapses in logic in my story. Those I definitely work on, immediately.

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Mina V. Esguerra writes and publishes romance novels. She founded #RomanceClass, a community of Filipino authors of romance in English.
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