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Marcy Kahan & Zoë Marriott

Marcy Kahan is respectfully ambivalent about playwriting manuals, and Zoe Marriott finds the north star in her fantasy novels’ characters. Marcy Kahan describes how a sudden, unexpected mid-career dip led her to playwriting manuals, while maintaining a ‘respectful ambivalence’ towards the genre. Zoë Marriott explains how character is the North Star that steers her journey through each new fantasy novel, shaping every aspect of setting and story.


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