Well Written Female Characters: A How to Guide, Part 1

Women tend to be vastly underrepresented in many sides of popular media, including video games (a recent study found that only 10-15% of primary and secondary characters were female) and movies (see: Bechdel test). So to me it’s really no wonder that some writers find it difficult to write women that either don’t fall intoContinue reading “Well Written Female Characters: A How to Guide, Part 1”

Capturing the Muse: Writing for the uninspired

When I first started writing, I thought I had to be “in the zone” for my work to be truly good.  The muse had to be talking to me and the words had to flow from my fingers like water in a stream in spring.  Now, don’t get me wrong, when things flow it feelsContinue reading “Capturing the Muse: Writing for the uninspired”