It does an incredible disservice to women to say that the only way we can be strong is if we can drive a knife through someone’s ribs without batting an eyelash or if we can strike a punching bag hard enough to send it swinging. Are characters like this strong? Absolutely. But they are not the only ones.
Let’s be honest, we all have those evenings when we have the best intentions to write, but we somehow end up neck-deep in a marathon of the extended editions of Lord of the Rings. Seriously, it happens to the best of us. But instead of falling into a spiral of guilt about how we spent… Continue reading How a Movie Night Can Actually Deepen Your Writing