Conversation with a friend about Rejected Princesses. As a rule, I don’t feel comfortable publicly soapboxing, but occasionally I get riled up.
Why have "evil" princesses?
Some have questioned why I write about brutal and morally reprehensible people, instead of just focusing on good role models. I have thoughts on the matter.
On Tirgatao and Scythian Ethnicity
There's lots of evidence to Scythians being red-haired and light skinned. So why did I not portray Tirgatao that way?
How to Shut Down an Islamophobe in Six Tweets
For #MuslimWomensDay, I posted a collection of awesome Muslim women on Twitter - and an Islamophobe took exception to that.
Using RP as an Academic Source
Could you use Rejected Princesses as an academic source? Well, you could... but you shouldn't.
Your next hint! Plus: talks I'm giving!
RP returns Wednesday! Your hint is contained within.
When her husband was killed by conquistadors, this native Chilean showed the Spanish what "fight like a woman" really means.
Massively educated princess who started all-female gang of itinerant teachers, who would roam the land and educate unsuspecting passersby.
Rose from poverty to become a respected journalist who raced Nellie Bly around the world.
When an oppressive regime threatened her home, this Samoan war goddess took matters into her own hands.
When this princess had her life ruined by an unstoppable warrior, she: became a fervent ascetic for years and got a divine boon; killed herself to reincarnate faster; came back as a man; and killed the man who'd wronged her, in the stunning climax of the world's longest epic poem.