From Hermione to Belle | Kentucky Writer’s Conference workshop topic #2

  Hermione was – in my own personal opinion – a huge step forward for feminism in fiction. She was a young woman I can look up to! She was REAL! She wasn’t afraid to show weakness. And, even though she was ridiculously intelligent and never had any trouble with spells, charms and other things … More From Hermione to Belle | Kentucky Writer’s Conference workshop topic #2

Katniss or Tris | Kentucky Writer’s Conference workshop topic #1

  Tris… or Katniss? – Which is your favorite and why? – What did you like least/most about each one? – What qualities would you have preferred to see in either /both?   Feel free to answer in the comments below, but I hope you will also answer in the discussion thread over in the … More Katniss or Tris | Kentucky Writer’s Conference workshop topic #1

From Supergirl to Bella Swan: Why we need to STOP writing females in fiction that are impossibly Perfect | a Kentucky Writer’s Conference workshop

  Anyone who follows my events on Facebook will have already seen that I was asked to teach a workshop on Children’s day of the SOKY Book Fest and Kentucky Writer’s Conference this spring. With feminist ideals in this country in a state of ever-changing confusion right now, I feel it is especially important to … More From Supergirl to Bella Swan: Why we need to STOP writing females in fiction that are impossibly Perfect | a Kentucky Writer’s Conference workshop