Thanks for the awesome writeup, Alex! As someone who never made the school paper when he was in high school, this made me smile.
Rejected Princesses makes Upworthy!
Completing the trifecta of Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, and Upworthy: RP made the Internet's Triple Crown!
RP on Pajiba!
Got a great writeup in Pajiba, an awesome website well worth following.
Les Femmes Underground International Film Festival
I gave a talk at Les Femmes Underground International Film Festival the other day. Ms. in the Biz has a writeup which includes a nice mention of RP!
RP on Refinery29!
Refinery29's piece on the RP book reveals the illustrations for several of the book-only entries, including by far the most elaborate one of all.
Astrid Deserved Better
I wrote an article about How to Train Your Dragon 2 and the animation industry creative process. Some of the nuance didn't survive to the final product. Here's what got left out.
Sigrid the Haughty
When some scrubs hit on her, she burnt them alive. When a king slapped her across the face, she obliterated his kingdom. Sigrid the Haughty was not to be messed with.
Cross-dressing Queen of Thieves who flouted social norms and had plays written about her.
Abandoned and imprisoned, this real-life Amazon took back the life she had stolen away.
When a neighboring tribe threatened the Yoruba, this queen went undercover as a spy to find their weakness.
An unbeatable warrior princess who just wanted to have kids - and founded a new nation in her quest to…