fictional mothers: How do they measure up?
Sunday is Mother’s Day, so I thought I should dedicate this edition of the Fantasy Fix Newsletter to mothers. After all, many of us are mothers, trying to find that delicate balance between work, family, and our creative pursuits, whatever they may be. We all have mothers, too, whether present in our daily lives or not.
For those of us who are writers, our characters all have mothers with stories of their own to tell. We place them within the bounds of a specific time, place, and culture, trying to predict how they will react, and how in turn those reactions will affect their children whose voices guide our narrative…
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