Shannon Hale: "Why do you write strong female characters?"
on 2 January 2013
The first time I was asked the question, “Why do you choose to write strong female characters?” I was surprised. My first book was based on the tale of “The Goose Girl,” and I had purposely chosen not to greatly alter her from her fairy tale form of the sheltered, often weak, unsure and untested…
I love this. It’s very much worth a read.