All Hail Twilight?

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 opens today. Thankfully, Bella’s run as a leading lady waiting for her smitten men to save the day is coming to an end. While there are plenty of reasons to hope the next blockbuster vampire franchise leans more toward Buffy the Vampire Slayer, fans of movies with strong female leads have reasons to be thankful for the angst-ridden vampire-versus-werewolf saga.

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GeekGirlCon Spotlight: Grayhaven Comics’ Erica Heflin

One of my favorite parts of GeekGirlCon last year was getting the chance to find new vendors and artists who spoke to my inner fangirl. I’ve been reading the Grayhaven Comics for a little over a year, and it’s amazing to see the process of storytellers breaking into the business. So I was very excited to learn Erica Heflin would be representing Grayhaven at GeekGirlCon.

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The Heroine’s Journey: How Campbell’s Model Doesn’t Fit

Why isn’t the existing Hero’s Journey model already good enough to use for heroine-centered stories? In this post, we address the three main problems we see in Joseph Campbell’s monomyth and its impact on storytelling, and how we hope to design the Heroine’s Journey model differently to avoid them.

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