Movies, Uncategorized

All characters should be like Peggy Carter

Okay, so they don't all have to be smart, beautiful, talented and noble-hearted women from the 40s/50s, but Peggy Carter is definitely one of the best-written characters I have ever seen in the action/adventure genre and the traits that make her so wonderful should be studied closely so that, in a world where it's surprisingly… Continue reading All characters should be like Peggy Carter

Planning, Research, Writing

Writing diversity without propagating oppression

I was shocked when I realized that my FMC was, in my head, a young, Caucasian, blonde girl with a slender body. The┬ámain underlying theme of my novel is about prejudice and oppression! It's amazing how the media brainwashes us to immediately think of that sort of character in a leading role. I'm appalled at… Continue reading Writing diversity without propagating oppression