Now, I’ve never outwardly identified myself as a feminist (mostly because, to be honest, I don’t fully understand the feminist/masculinist movements). What I’ve always done is to simply write characters and roles, and allow the physical aspects of the character develop later on.

As you can clearly see, I lean towards having more female characters than male; indeed, I feel that some of my male characters are actually quite flat and are in dire need of development (JN, I’m looking at you!) As a result, my female characters tend to have very varied personalities, goals and interests. read more