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Emotional abuse from a monster husband - and a complex fascinating heroine

If Elizabeth Bennet is classic literature’s most delightful heroine, Gwendolen Harleth might claim to be its most compelling, and not only because she may – or may not – be guilty of murder. 598 more words

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Character Profile: Emma Horserider aka Emma Bearkiller

Today, I got to know a character from Sharon Buchbinder’s new release, Legacy of Evil, Hotel LaBelle Series, Book 2! I hope you enjoy meeting Emma as much as I did!  936 more words

Romance Novels

Strength and Weakness: Some Characters Are a Bit of Both

The heroine of my latest release, An Unpracticed Heart, is Charlotte Claridge. If I were to describe her in a few words (e.g. “smart, plucky woman who won’t take ‘no’ for an answer,” or “quiet, milquetoast kind of person who has a personality the same shade as the page”) I’m not sure I could pull it off adequately.  700 more words

Excerpts

On literary heroines versus cinematic heroines

Why does English cinema lack great and memorable fictional female heroines (and by memorable I mean you remember the name of the character and not the actress who was playing her)? 246 more words

Books

HEROES [Part 1]

When you’re a kid, you color with reckless abandon. You color outside the lines. You color however you feel. Blue elephants, purple trees, red bears, green oceans–it’s all good.

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Faith