The new epic fantasy on everybody’s lips is the Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss, not least because of its recent association with musical genius Lin-Manuel Miranda. Miranda will act as creative producer of Liongate’s new film, TV, and video game franchise based on the books. This fact and the recommendation of a dear friend was all the convincing I needed to start book one, The Name of the Wind. Yet while the writing is beautiful and the plot is enticing, I am disappointed to say this book had a distinctly un-feminist tone. Continue reading Feminist Literary Analysis: The Kingkiller Chronicle by Patrick Rothfuss
Hello Geekettes! I am a long time follower of the Geekette and a first time contributor, but after I got back to my East Tennessee home from Nerdcon: Stories in Minneapolis, Minnesota, I knew I wanted to share about my experience.
Nerdcon: Stories is author Patrick Rothfuss and Vidcon creator/Vlogbrother Hank Green’s bid at establishing a conference to celebrate storytellers and their stories, in all their many forms. Hank Green is one of my favorite people on the internet to date, so as soon as he announced the conference on the Vlogbrothers channel, I bought a ticket and enlisted a friend’s guest room that same day.