Conversation with a friend about Rejected Princesses. As a rule, I don’t feel comfortable publicly soapboxing, but occasionally I get riled up.
Your next hint! Plus: talks I'm giving!
RP returns Wednesday! Your hint is contained within.
Changing up the post frequency
For the next couple months, RP posts are going to be a bit less frequent, due to your intrepid author taking on a day job. Details await herein!
Where's the post? (or, the move from hell)
In which Jason's life is eaten up by the move from hell.
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For the next month, you'll be getting twice-weekly illustrations from RP. Half of those will be pioneering butt-kicking ladies of the early martial arts movies of the Shaw Brothers.
Who says there were no female pirates?
An author of historical fiction got called out as "unrealistic" for including female pirates. I set his critic straight.
The poster child for childhood abuse, nobody should ever make a kids' movie about her.
The exiled daughter of a deposed ruler, she could have been a fairytale bridge between worlds - but fairy tales are not real. Benazir, whose name means "without flaw," was anything but.
Let her leprosy go untreated for years to make herself the perfect spy in the Japan-occupied Philippines - soldiers wouldn't touch her, so she could slip right through.
Cut Nyak Dhien
When her (second) rebel husband was killed, this heroine of Indonesian revolution took over the fight against the Dutch.
Jeanne de Clisson
When her husband was unjustly executed, this French noblewoman-turned-pirate became the terror of France.