Tag Archives: The Golden Compass

I Was Wrong: I like Ged Better than Arha

I take it back. Recently, in a review of the children’s fantasy book, Wildwood, I noted that I had a preference for female protagonists. I typically find that, in fiction, men are flat, simple, non-complex, and incomplete. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Meeting Prue: Reflections on Wildwood by Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis

I am always struck most by the female protagonist. Both of my children’s books and a fantasy book I am working on, The Curse of Téarian, feature young women as the driving forces of personality in the narrative. In Harry … Continue reading

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