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Strong Female Characters versus Mary Sues

Strong Female Characters versus Mary Sues

There are a lot of talk about how the “Strong Female Character” is needed in more modern media. I’m not going to go on a rant about how Strong Female Characters are needed; they are. But there is a huge […]

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Sexual Violence in Literature: The Why, and Other Thoughts

Sexual Violence in Literature: The Why, and Other Thoughts

Although sexual violence can be a difficult, uncomfortable, and sometimes controversial topic, it’s important to discuss, not only in general, but in relation to literature. Sexual violence, in many forms, comes up in a lot of books and stories I […]

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Confession: I Am A Sexist Reader

Confession: I Am A Sexist Reader

It wasn’t until college that I began to see articles bemoaning a lack of female authors in fantasy and science fiction. My reaction: . . . Really? This was around the same time I had begun to realize I gravitated […]

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Feminism in Literature I: Making Your Writing Better by Incorporating Feminism

Feminism in Literature I: Making Your Writing Better by Incorporating Feminism

I did not think that writing my first post on feminism in literature would be as hard as I’m finding it. I just spent over a year working on a writing project incorporating feminism for crying out loud! But it’s […]

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