Looking in the Mirror

Nicholas C. Rossis

I came across a great thread on Facebook the other day and it got me thinking. A (male) writer was asking the following question:

I have a female character looking at herself in the mirror. First naked then in a white nightdress which shows her figure. She is a very attractive one and has an athletic body if this helps. My question is, what do you mainly look at when looking in the mirror?

Girl checking out herself in the mirror | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books

Writers Are Funny

My favorite answer came from another man: “I often find scenes written by the opposite sex are worlds apart. Male authors tend to over-sexualize and female authors simply don’t have a clue what many men are thinking. My wife looks in the mirror and sees a hundred invisible faults; I look at the mirror and decide it needs straightening.”

My second-favorite answer came from a woman: “Have her pause for a moment and…

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