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How to Write Women Characters

by Christina “DZA” Marie

This article was originally posted on the “Dragons, Zombies & Aliens” blog in December 2017. Female characters have a bit of a bad rep. For most of Western literature in the last two thousand years or so, we’ve been cast as either vicious villains or virginal damsels. Recently we’ve gotten a third option: the “Strong […]

Whitewashing vs. Racebending: A Beginner’s Guide


This post originally appeared on the Dragons, Zombies & Aliens blog in May 2017. These days, almost everyone’s stumbled across the term “whitewashing.” With Scarlett Johansson in ​Ghost in the Shell, Tilda Swinton in Doctor Strange​, and everyone in Noah–among many, many others–there are hundreds, if not thousands, of articles about Hollywood’s race problem. And […]