So, dear readers, I was doing research for a blog post because that is what I do since I am a very nerdy person in desperate need of a life a lot of fun at dinner parties. Specifically, I was looking up tropes about female characters because I wanted to have--and am going to have …
Sometimes the book that sings in your blood is not the story of a likable person.
I do write female character who aren't warriors, but I'm also writing for somebody who has disappeared into the mists of time--for my young self, who dreamed secret dreams of defending Redwall against powerful foes with Martin's sword firmly in my grasp.
Strength of character is not in the sword, dear readers.
I've got questions. Maybe I'll find answers.
We need the challenges that we set for ourselves.
In anticipation of the upcoming sequel, Exile has been given an update in appearance.
Seek out some adventure this summer and journey away from the mundane.
You never know where a new hobby will lead, or what decisions will change your life for the better, until you take the chance.
I started writing strong male characters to fill a void in my own world, and I continue writing them because I know there are readers who share that void.