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Prosecco & Promises Blog Tour - A L Michael Guest Post : Writing Unlikeable Women - The Crooked Bookmark
I’m very lucky to be opening the blog tour for A.L.Michael’s novel Prosecco & Promises today, and to celebrate I have the lady herself on the blog today talking about writing unlikeable women. So without further ado, I will hand you over to A.L.Michael. As it is in writing, so it is in life: women have to be likeable. They have to be pretty, and successful and palatable. Bridget Jones was a revelation, because she was outwardly a silly, overweight woman who didn’t ever say or do the right thing. Except she was wonderful, because she was flawed, but vulnerable and kind and loving and a good friend. She just made mistakes sometimes. Writing characters that people like isn’t that hard – you just imbue them with everything you wish you were. Strong, fit, successful, attractive, funny, kind and every other positive trait under the sun. But you know what… View Post