Guys, stop letting 'strong' confuse you. It's just put there to differentiate from the normalcy of poorly written female characters. A female character who is physically strong can be 'weak' if that's her only defining trait. Too often people confuse a masculine female with "strong" which is entirely counterproductive.

Guys, stop letting 'strong' confuse you. It's just put there to differentiate from the normalcy of poorly written female characters. A female character who is physically strong can be 'weak' if that's her only defining trait.

Remember this when you write Renny. I'm trying to do a lot if these things with her. It's one if the reasons that she has long hair.

tear down the culture of girls hating on other girls! Being 'girly' is an annoying word that irks me.

It seems like everybody these days is trying to write “strong” female characters. In and of itself, this is a great thing. Women are strong and should be perceived that way, but now writing a strong female character has become its own stereotype. So how do we write truly strong female characters, the ones we … … Continue reading →

It seems like everybody these days is trying to write “strong” female characters. Women are strong … Continue reading >Strong Female Character Cliches to Avoid

7 fantasy books with strong female characters | Cold Magic by Kate Elliott | The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson | Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson | The Falconer by Elizabeth May | The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley | The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin | Soulless by Gail Carriger | Puppies & Pretties

7 Fantasy Books with Strong Female Characters

Writing "strong" female characters! This is the best answer I have ever seen, ALL WOMEN ARE PEOPLE, not just the strong ones

I really needed this, fellow authors, it's worth the bad font and long read. and it's made me realize the real reason why I started writing: not to create STRONG female characters, but to create ones who were REAL :)

tHANK YOU < but really, the snarky, 'I don't need anyone' heroine is getting old. I'd like some variety.

tHANK YOU < but really, the snarky, 'I don't need anyone' heroine is getting old. But at the same time in dystopian books it makes sense why that type of character would prevail over types

Yup, I married her...

Warning: These 5 Points Will Help You Create Awesome Female Villains

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CTC: Mate Step 5 Mate is a dynamic character because during the end, Mate changes her youthful, naïve demeanor to being a strong willed young woman.

Media representation - LGBT poc strong female characters women trans queer diversity

Media representation - LGBT poc strong female characters women trans queer diversity

Writing Strong Female Characters: What You're Doing Wrong - a list of common mistakes authors make while writing "strong" women characters.

Hannah Heath: Writing Strong Female Characters: What You're Doing Wrong ------ this except the example for is completely irrelevant and it annoys me that someone so grossly misread the entire point of that movie

Warning Signs that the "Strong Female Character" in the movie is it strong for the sake of the male gaze...

Warning Signs that the "Strong Female Character" in the movie is it strong for the sake of the male gaze. (Pinning this because I see this so much when reading the work of new writers.

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