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Thrashed by a lady cyclist
This makes me so happy.
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State of the Project
A lot of the work going into RP this month hasn't been super visible. Here's what I've been up to.
They dye the rubber in their tires to burn out bright pink smoke. (SO. COOL.)
On finding Alfred Barker’s Name
Tracking down the birth name of one of Sydney's more colorful gangsters was tricky, but not THAT tricky.
New Website Feature: Search the Master List
You can now search through over 1500 badass historical and mythical women (and counting) - WAY more than are currently on the website - in a new feature on this website!
Writing Tough Ladies is Tough
Next entry's getting a bit delayed, but you're going to laugh as to why.
The RP Store is Now Open!
Just in time for the holidays, I've updated the RP store with all manner of posters, t-shirts, and the like!
Victorian-era female archers had style
Found a bunch of pictures of Victorian-era female archers. Thought I'd share.
How champion Olympian Risako Kawai thanked her coach
After Kawai won gold at women's wrestling for her weight class, she celebrated by bodyslamming her coach. Twice.
More before-and-after from the book
Posting a couple more before/after revamps from the book - this time with commentary on what I changed and why!
The Difference a Year Makes
I redid a lot of the early art in preparation for the book. Take a look and see the difference a year or two of practice makes.
A phenomenally successful archaeologist who became a fashion icon for wearing men's clothing.
When the Tsar became hellbent on nailing down her gender, this clever gender-nonconforming heroine kept him guessing to the end.
Massively educated princess who started all-female gang of itinerant teachers, who would roam the land and educate unsuspecting passersby.
This revolutionary heroine of South America kept a pet bear, a disembodied moustache, and a lifestyle that defied every convention possible.
This stubborn empress led her native Ethiopia to do the unthinkable - defeat one of the major European powers in war.