I’m not always this cynical…

… but that doesn’t mean this doesn’t ring with a bit of truth.

Q: How many male SFF writers does it take to change a lightbulb?

A: [ten volume epic fantasy series praised for redefining the genre; all the villains have brown skin, and every female character is either raped, murdered or psychologically broken by the finale]

from What Happens Next: A Gallimaufry

(Warning: Quite a bit of profanity in the original post)

~ RM

3 thoughts on “I’m not always this cynical…

  1. Yes, very much so. Some of the others were kind of amusing, in an ‘eyeroll’ kind of way. The eyeroll being the fact that they were also true.

  2. I don’t get it. What is SFF? Is it a sub-genre or something?

    1. Science-Fiction and Fantasy

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