FEMALES IN GENRE FICTION: WRITING STRONG FEMALE CHARACTERS AND HANDLING GENDER STEREOTYPES (CONFERENCE A)
With genre fiction selling at an all-time high, it's no wonder that people are talking about the roles women play in science fiction, fantasy, and horror. How do SFF genre writers deal with creating strong, realistic female characters that defy stereotypes? And how can readers, gamers, and film-goers help promote believable, interesting characters of every gender and make the world of genre fiction continue to be progressive and meaningful? That's what we'll be talking about on this panel.