Writing Badass Women: From Buffy to Zoe, and all the Women in Between

Writing Badass Women by Durrilion I grew up believing that men and women are equal.  Were she still alive, my mother would cringe to hear this, but she was a feminist – of the ‘stay at home with my kids, but don’t tell me I can’t do something’ type.  This often leaves me perplexed by people who think women are somehow inferior to men.  Men and women are human beings,…

Phoenix Comicon Author Spotlight: Tonya Adolfson

Tonya Adolfson: Author Spotlight by Durrilion One of the biggest draws for a convention are the guests.  Actors, artists, writers, and cosplayers bring their fan base where ever they go.  I had the great fortune to not only attend several panels conducted by the incredibly talented Tonya, (also known as Tanglwyst de Holloway) but also to speak with her about her book series ‘Souls of the Saintlands’. She describes it…

Shanan Winters, an Interview With The Author Part I

Shanan Winters Interview   SW: (laughs) My mind is always going. D: Yeah, mine tends to do that too, sometimes. SW: It’s always …Like I said I’m never alone.  I don’t know if you saw my blog post today about my conversation that I had with Ken last night, about why I haven’t been sleeping.  And it’s because I left Harmon in a predicament and he didn’t like it. D:…