Tag Archive | female

Writing about the Other


Tweet of the Day: Privilege and How it Affects Your Characters ——– “Write what you know,” or so goes the old writing advice. But we don’t know everything and besides if we only wrote about what “we know” I suspect literature would have died a unremarkable death a long time ago. Instead we write about […]

The Bechdel Test


Tweet of the Day: On Writing – Tropes vs. Women ——- This post was brought to you by the letter A for Aheïla (see the Tweet of the Day), B for the Bechdel Test, and the letter F for feminist. I’ll let the lady explain what I mean: Got that? To recap: In order to […]

My 30 Days of Writing: Day 2


The first question/answer post was well received so today we tackle characters: 2. How many characters do you have? Do you prefer males or females? I prefer male characters, being one. All of my MC’s are male (so far). In fact one problem my second WIP had was that at least in the beginning women […]