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My Musings on Mary Shelley (the movie)

Last week I saw a movie with a friend (and as we’ll discuss, it’s a good thing I went with a friend and not a date) that managed to get my mind going round and round on some things I haven’t thought about in a while.

For me, this movie, Mary Shelley, was mostly about the way she held onto her dream and found inspiration in unlikely places until she found her own “voice,” a thing with which most writers (myself included) struggle with at some point in their writing lifetimes.

I have been struggling with writing a particular piece and finding my voice to tell it for some time now. In that regard, this movie was extremely inspirational… although I don’t think that’s how it was meant to be taken.

At least, that’s not how it was marketed.

Fair warning, if you go beyond this point, there will be spoilers!!

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