Robert Muchamore nails writing female secondary characters, woop!

This week:
• Robin Hood is a 12-year-old boy who must survive alone in Sherwood Forest when his father is falsely accused of theft
• Women going about their business and doing their jobs in books is unusual
• Robert Muchamore writes great secondary characters who reflect reality

How to tell genre-snobs to f- off in 3 glorious phases

This week:
• I am not happy that I was genre-shamed
• It takes me less than a minute to think of three examples of fantasy in ‘great classic literature’
• It’s weird boiling Hamlet down to ‘man is haunted by the ghost of his murdered father until he goes on a homicidal rampage’