In Defence of Romance: What it Can Do in a Fantasy Story (Or ANY Story)

Today is the start of Wyrd & Wonder (hosted by Lisa, Jorie, and imyril), a month dedicated to the celebration of all things fantastical. Look forward to essay posts, lists, reviews, and more. Let's get started! "But Kathy, who's going out of their way to attack romance in fantasy?" Well, no one in particular. But … Continue reading In Defence of Romance: What it Can Do in a Fantasy Story (Or ANY Story)

Then and Now: “Strong Female Characters”

This idea for a blog post came to me while I was half asleep in bed. It sounded genius then and didn't seem all too bad in sober daylight, either. Then and Now is going to be an infrequent series (read: I'll write one whenever my lazy brain feels like it), and it's basically going … Continue reading Then and Now: “Strong Female Characters”