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Merri and Missy discuss villains, especially female ones, with a heavy emphasis on Gone Girl. How can more writers incorporate villainous women without it feeling like they’re trashing all women in the process? Easy: write more women. Missy also mistakenly says Buddy Holly’s nickname was ‘the music’ because she didn’t get any sleep and doesn’t know what she’s talking about. Whoops.
Links you might find interesting:
Rookie Mag’s Season of the Witch article
Pamela J. Grossman’s The Year of the Witch article
A great Tumblr post about Cersei Lannister
Gillian Flynn on the necessity of female villains
An article on Gone Girl and female villains