Elayne Riggs' Journal (for Leah)

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Silly Site o' the Day

One reason I used to read only fantasy books written by women:

Clicken to embiggen. See, what David Malki's skillfully pointing out (among other things) is the preponderance of male protagonists and female sidekicks/love interests in these things. And that was just boring to me, because I wanted to read about female protagonists who existed and had dramatic agency completely separately from any men who happened to be in the story.