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Editor’s Letter: Our Resolution

Editor’s Letter: Our Resolution

It's been a while since I've written an editor's letter. In a lot of ways, Girls in Capes has grown not to need them. We're a staff of several women (and one man) strong, and we've watched our community grow [...]

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Editor’s Letter: The Stories We Seek

Editor’s Letter: The Stories We Seek

Three years ago, a very short time after Girls in Capes first launched, we got a question about the name of our site, which I addressed in my editor's letter for that month: During a conversation with someone who eventually became [...]

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Editor’s Letter: Our Own Monomyths

Editor’s Letter: Our Own Monomyths

I was seventeen when I first studied the monomyth in a class. (The class, incidentally, was Science Fiction & Fantasy Literature, and we were particularly studying The Hobbit.) For the uninitiated, the monomyth is a basic outline common to mythology and literature, [...]

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Editor’s Letter: The Best Days

Editor’s Letter: The Best Days

When I was in high school, I was too busy with activities to care much about listening to advice. (That was a problem all on its own, but that's a discussion for another day.) But there was one phrase - apparently [...]

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Editor’s Letter: All Alone

Editor’s Letter: All Alone

From a very young age, I wasn't the sort of kid who took very well to being supervised over my shoulder. I picked out my own books at the library for as long as I could remember. When I was [...]

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Editor’s Letter: On the Topic of Stars

Editor’s Letter: On the Topic of Stars

The thing about studying journalism -- which is a thing I did as an undergraduate -- is that studying journalism gives an average young lady the opportunity to speak to some really famous people. During my final year of college, [...]

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Editor’s Letter: A Pleasure to Burn

Editor’s Letter: A Pleasure to Burn

The first time I read a book for school that I really, really loved was during my freshman year of high school, during the fall semester, when my English teacher assigned our class to read Fahrenheit 451. By that point in [...]

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