Conversation with a friend about Rejected Princesses. As a rule, I don’t feel comfortable publicly soapboxing, but occasionally I get riled up.
Mailbag: Goddesses, Norse RPs, Italian painters, and RP in the classroom
Wherein readers make suggestions for goddesses, Norse RPs, Italian painters, and more!
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!
This month's sponsor: CELESTIAL PICTURES
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.
Your next hint! Plus: talks I'm giving!
RP returns Wednesday! Your hint is contained within.
On Tirgatao's clothing (and tattoos)
A reader talks about ancient clothing, and I deconstruct some of the work behind the Tirgatao entry!
When attacked by Native Americans, this pregnant viking bared her chest, brandished a sword, and took them on by herself. And she won.
To ensnare the scheming ministers who were ruining her life, this princess used guile, cunning, and a sophisticated knowledge of civil engineering.
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.
When this indigenous Brazilian warrior mermaid proved too awesome for her tribe, she just took up residence in the water, and started an aquatic harem of passers-by.
First her father died. Then her sons. Then her husband. Pregnant, saddled with debt, a failing company, and an overbearing mother, Rebecca Lukens rolled up her sleeves and showed the world what she was made of: iron.