Beats: women's health, social issues and lifestyle. Columbia Journalism School grad. Tar Heel living in NYC. Bylines: amNewYork, China.org.cn, DIYMFA.com and HerCampus.com
As writers, we have the ability to create any character we want in our stories. Whether it’s a lumberjack with one eye or a traveling physician with a fear of airplanes, we have the creative power to choose what personality quirks and details about their backstory make them who they are.