Tag: fantasy fiction
Female Protagonists in Speculative Fiction
I made a choice early on when writing fiction—short stories and novels—that my protagonists would be female. It was a personal choice because I felt, much like my cultural background, the group was underrepresented. I think the same way about the LGTBQ+, so all this comes into consideration in my work.
Influences: Film and Novels of a Dystopian Future
That led me to Hemingway, H.G. Wells, Jules Vern, H.P. Lovecraft, and Atwood. There are so many influences that got me into writing. Of course, the first thing I remember about the stories I began writing at age six was about UFOs coming to Earth or even those stories where I was the alien on…