The Roving Author

The Three Types of Heroine: A Closer Study of What Makes a Strong Female Protagonist, Part 1

This article is the first in a three part series dealing with the three types of female heroines available to writers. Readers, you may remember that in the comments below my article “How Do You Create Strong Female Leads,” I promised to revisit the premise of that post in the future. This was due to… Continue reading The Three Types of Heroine: A Closer Study of What Makes a Strong Female Protagonist, Part 1

The Roving Author

How Do You Create Strong Female Leads? Simple – Look at the Ones Already in Existence

Anthony Marchetta over at Superversive Press and Castalia House published an interesting pair of articles on SuperversiveSF some time ago. In the original article, he stated that there are two forms of heroines who take active part in combat in the stories writers create. The first type, he states, are capable fighters who have lost… Continue reading How Do You Create Strong Female Leads? Simple – Look at the Ones Already in Existence