Let’s talk about the Bechdel Test

Here’s another rambling catalogue of my thoughts as I explore the workings of feminism. This time it is about the Bechdel Test, the famous measure by which books, movies, TV shows, and all variety of stories are tested against for gender bias. The criteria are quite simple: It has to have at least two womenContinue reading “Let’s talk about the Bechdel Test”

Lessons on NaNoWriMo 2013

NaNoWriMo has not run to my expectations this year. It was my second actual attempt at it and this year I had a plan – a plot, a scene structure and some character outlines thanks to my creative writing course and the motivation it gave me. I had planned to write 2000 words on myContinue reading “Lessons on NaNoWriMo 2013”