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Author Archives: Megan Leigh

Writer and editor of Pop Verse. Co-host of Breaking the Glass Slipper. My special interests include publishing, creative writing, and geekery.

Breaking the Glass Slipper: Writing gender

When you set out to write a novel or short story, do you find yourself naturally writing a male protagonist? What about peripheral characters, do you unconsciously refer to them as he? Gender is an inescapable part of character development. ...

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Green Room: It won’t end well

Green Room is not my usual kind of film. When I do watch horror, I tend to prefer films with a more supernatural element – staying well within the realms of ‘scary’ but further away from reality. The third feature ...

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Captain America: Civil War

This film had arguably the easiest act to follow after the utter crap-pile that was Batman vs Superman. Critics and fans alike were crying out for a better superhero film to wash away the bad aftertaste. And, thankfully, Civil War ...

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