[LMB] OT: Why, oh why do woman mystery story writers seem to be obsessed with clothes???

Katherine Collett kcollett at hamilton.edu
Tue Dec 3 03:13:59 GMT 2019


On Dec 2, 2019, at 4:26 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> ... It's actually an important reason why it was once so rare for men to write
> from female viewpoints, saying that they didn't know how to write women, as
> they didn't know how women conveyed and perceived.

Apparently some men still don't know how to write from female viewpoints, judging by these examples, mocked on Twitter and quoted in a 2018 article:  https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2018/apr/03/male-authors-write-female-characters-twitter

Katherine


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