The Myth of Strong Female Characters

I recently read an interesting article ( about the double standard set for female characters in literature and media. I find it rather disturbing that we have to characterize female roles as ‘strong’, as if it weren’t inherently implied like with men. I won’t use this blog as a soapbox for a feminist rant; IContinue reading “The Myth of Strong Female Characters”

An Important Lesson (or two or three)

It may come as no surprise, but narrowing down my experience at the writer’s conference to one major lesson, or even a few, has proved to be rather challenging. So I’ve put together a list of the most important things I learned.  1. How to deal with rejection. This can actually apply to more thanContinue reading “An Important Lesson (or two or three)”