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Jilly: Is It Better To Be Brave Than Kind?

Women prefer bravery, courage and a willingness to take risks rather than kindness and altruism in their partners.

Do you agree?

The above statement is a direct quote from an academic paper about online dating, written by Professor Khalid Khan of Barts and the London School of Medicine and Sameer Chaudhry of the University of North Texas, published in the Journal of Evidence Based Medicine. 451 more words

Eight Ladies Writing

Heroine #1 Anne Shirley

I have loved re-reading Anne of Green Gables! It was a book that I was familiar with growing up, but I don’t think that I ever truly understood or appreciated its central character- Anne Shirley. 218 more words

Raising Readers


Jaya Luintel, 33, has been working in radio medium for 15 years and started her career from Radio Sagarmatha. She has spent nearly half of her life raising women’s voices through radio in Nepal. 60 more words

Thoughts O Thursday

my favourite leading ladies


Whilst I celebrate the fact that strong female characters are gradually being introduced to sci-fi blockbusters and dystopian/action titles, I can’t help but see the downside to it. 803 more words


Getting my money's worth: Part Two

Today I am posting some more tidbits of wisdom garnered at the Carolinas Writers Conference. Chris Roerden is an editor and this was her second appearance at the annual conference. 457 more words