Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Welcome Sonnett O'Dell to Dishin' It Out #guestblogger

“So, why do you write these strong female characters? Because you’re still asking me that question." ~ Joss Whedon

There are a lot more women writing books that ever before and I’d like to think that the age old bias about women in publishing is long since dead, but what about female characters? Are we still endearing them towards gender stereotypes? Do people still want to read about Damsels in distress? Personally, the answer is no. I like strong female characters, Buffy, Anita Blake, Bo in Lost Girl. Women who although like men, don’t need one to tell them what to do and get along very well without one if they need to. In my own writing I endeavor to write women of a similar quality but it’s hard. There is still a large stigmatism when it comes to strong female characters who display the morals of a man when it comes to life and especially to sex. I think this is still because the taboo surrounding sex is still holding on to its place in the world by its finger tips. Female characters have just as much right to express their sexuality and desire as their male counterparts. Heroines who knows what they want and go out to get it are definitely the way forward.

My latest release: A Chance of Rain Agent Nicholas Grafton has a plan. To use a convicted criminal to catch other criminals and he thinkAs he’s chosen the perfect candidate. Cera Raine went to prison for the murder of her father. Intelligent, beautiful and resourceful, Cera could have done it but claims she didn’t. Intrigued by Grafton’s proposal she takes it, even with its condition – that she wear a bomb around her neck. Once out, she will do whatever she has to, to get him to trust her, even take down a drug operation plaguing the streets of Central City.

Buy links:
Amazon UK:  http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B015ENC7E4 
Amazon US:  http://amzn.com/Bo15ENC7E4
Currently on Sale until the 31st of October - £1.99/$2.99

Where to find me:
Website: www.sonnetodell.com
Blog: http://sonnetodelldustypages.blogspot.co.uk
Twitter: @sonnetodell


Sonnet O'Dell said...

Thank You for hosting me

Jamie Hill said...

These look great Sonnet. Thanks for visiting Dishin In Out!

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