Recently, Jim Hines invited a bunch of people to talk about representation in fiction in a series of guest posts on his blog. Basically, almost every essay that resulted could be boiled down to one plea. Please include me in your fiction, in a positive light. Readers (and writers) just wanted to see themselves, or shared … Continue reading Looking for Ourselves
It's kind of distressing how true this is about the celebrity culture today. http://www.vulture.com/2013/03/mila-kunis-jennifer-lawrence-are-americas-best-friend.html The whole time I was reading it, I was thinking what really affects how these women are seen is other women. Men do have opinions and the pop culture machines to back them up, but I think that for most men, … Continue reading Off With Her Head!