Hell yeah. This is exactly right. The bit about Ferguson gave me a chill, and reminded me of all the V for vendetta stuff that’s been going around this past few years. Makes a writer want to hammer home a message…
What will yours be?
Superhero movies are everywhere right now. Spiderman, Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, you name it. I mean, who wouldn’t want to watch stories about often ordinary people becoming larger than life and saving the world? They capture our inner child, and the part in every one of us that wants to be a part of something bigger than ourselves.
Which superpower would you want to have? Flying, super strength, x-ray vision? I’ve always thought that flying would be the best superpower. I could go anywhere I wanted in the world, anytime. Not to mention I’d never have to deal with traffic again.
But while those are all great superpowers and would be so super cool to have, I think we have a pretty great superpower of our own.
How could writing be a superpower? You couldn’t stand in Godzilla’s path of destruction, hold up your pen, and command him to stop…
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