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On Writing Mary Sues
A Mary Sue (Stu, for males out there) is the name for the character archetype which consists of an author’s self-insertion, a character with altogether too many unrealistically grouped powers and abilities, both, or some other strange abilities and or quirks that make the suspension of disbelief extremely difficult. In the process of writing, it is highly important to stay away from a Mary Sue character, as such a character is generally boring, not very well developed, and is a protagonist of little interest. They overcome obstacles with few problems, are the sole driving force behind the story, and with few exceptions cannot be expected to do more than cause an otherwise interesting plotline to stagnate.
This is the general idea behind a Mary Sue/Stu and I personally would like to argue that the trend of avoiding a Mary Sue has actually not avoided the problem. A Mary Sue’s characteristics include exceptional talent, unworldly good looks, and other bits and pieces of perfect
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Due to many factors, including illness, I am on dA very sporadically. Don't be offended if I don't respond to your comments in a timely manner! It could even take me months, sorry. If you wish to get in touch with me sooner, or want to learn more about me, then please visit my website (contact info is at the bottom of the main page).

Also, yes, I am the creator of the The Original ANTI Universal Mary Sue Litmus Test. (Sorry I haven't been able to update it as planned!!)

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RazorbladeFlower Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you very much for the llama! ^^ I also want to thank you for the 'against bashing characters' stamps that you have made. I have several characters that I find Mary Sue-ish but you make me rethink that ^^ Thank you <3
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Novadestin Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013
I'm glad you liked the stamps :) Bashing characters, for any reason, is never a good thing. Everyone has the right to create whatever they like. Sure, other people don't have to like it or agree, but that doesn't mean they get to make the creator feel bad about it :P Have fun creating!
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YourInnerDemons Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
~EasyParadox lead me to you.

I'm the user that made the "Using the term 'Mary-Sue' doesn't make you a great critic" stamp.

I just want to say thank you, from the bottom of my heart, of your stance on the Mary-Sue subject.

Thank you for helping promote critical thinking and rallying against bashing characters and being lazy when it comes to criticism.

I'm so glad there is a growing rise in this kind of thinking.
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Novadestin Featured By Owner May 31, 2013
Sorry it took me so long to respond to this, I started a new job recently and it's taken up a lot of my time! Anyways, that is a wonderful stamp and message, and thank you very much for your support! It really means a lot to me! <3
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YourInnerDemons Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
No prob! ^^
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