It is almost impossible these days to avoid discussing the presentation of heroines in modern fiction. Many common misunderstandings of this archetype populate present stories, giving aspiring writers headaches as they try to figure out what they should do with the female characters in their tales. Should their heroine be better than the man in … Continue reading A Review of the Heroine Archetype
Michael Critzer, also known as Professor Geek, returns in this excellent video on the Iconic Feminine. He uses the original She-Ra and the Netflix remake to emphasize his point. This makes the topic even more interesting if you only have a minimal knowledge of one or the other series. It’s rather obvious who needs to … Continue reading The Iconic Feminine – Are Modern Writers Shying Away from This Archetype?
Check out this excellent video from Michael Critzer, a.k.a. Professor Geek, readers: Stop Deconstructing Heroes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koRDkbklPVQ
Most writers know that there is more to a story than the fact that it is simply fiction. However, since creative narratives are by nature ethereal, it is not easy to define them or explain what they mean to both authors and readers/viewers. Mr. Critzer does a good job of defining this point in the … Continue reading Is It Just a Story, or Is It More?