Tag: strong women

  • Damsels in Distress?

    Damsels in Distress?

    How about Damsels who can’t be bothered with Distress? Death before Whining!  This started out as a spark off Tom Knighton’s post at According to Hoyt the other day. He wrote: “I don’t recall exactly who, but one of the better known authors of our genre once claimed that all people like me wanted in…

  • Link Rodeo

    Rounding up links of interest into the corral for you to peruse and try out… Here’s a fun question: what does coffee have in common with the Enlightenment and the American Revolution? Dave Freer muses on the books of old, and how heroes have changed since the days when he was a bright-eyed lad. He…

  • Writing Gender

    Writing Gender

    My weekly post at Amazing Stories is up. And, to go along with that exercise in writing manly men, I have to go along with the posts at Mad Genius Club this week, ‘Light and Set, and Inspiration from the Past, both pondering Louis L’Amour, arguably the greatest Western author, and a master at writing…