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An Interview with Carrie Vaughn and Kelley Armstrong on Women in Urban Fantasy, Conducted and Written by Sandra Wickham for Fantasy Magazine

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Sandra Wickham raised important and interesting questions about the role of women in fantasy literature and how the idea of women “destroying” the genre of urban fantasy affects authors Carrie Vaughn and Kelley… Continue reading

An Interview With George R. R. Martin on his Female Characters, Conducted and Written by Jessica Salter for The Telegraph

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George R.R. Martin answers questions regarding the women in his novels, and how, even with all the sexualisation of women, female audiences are still attracted to his stories. The author raises a number… Continue reading

Warrior Women: Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy (Video)

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Warrior Women in Video Games: Video Montage 2 (Protagonists)

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List of Characters: 10. Bayonetta 9. Chell 8. Faith Conners 7. Joanna Dark 6. April Ryan 5. Jill Valentine 4. Jade 3. Clementine 2. Samus Aran 1. Lara Croft

Warrior Women in Games: Video Montage

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List of video games: 1. Beyond: Two Souls 2. The Last of Us 3. Mass Effect 2 4. Mass Effect 3 5. Dragon Age: Origins 6. Alice Madness Returns 7. Tomb Raider 8.… Continue reading

WARRIOR WOMEN AS MAIN CHARACTERS: Katsa in Graceling

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Summary — “Graceling” by Kristin Cashore In the Seven Kingdoms, there are people graced with powers at a specific skill called “Gracelings”. These powers range from mind reading, to fatal touch, and to… Continue reading

Warrior Women as Main Characters: Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games

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Summary — The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins  The Hunger Games trilogy is set in a futuristic dystopian world, in a regime split in twelve districts. Each district is specialised in a particular… Continue reading