Guest Post: 3 Archtypes for female aliens. (via Smart Girls love SciFi)

Yesterday, we looked at the role of female aliens in fiction. Today, more on the types of female aliens with guest blogger, Thomas Evans of the The Archaeologist's Guide to the Galaxy. A quick glance through films and literature show that principal female characters come in three basic archetypes:  1)      The Blancmange: Soft on the outside, soft on the inside — this is your classic damsel in distress.  Feminine, helpful and utterly hopeless. S … Read More

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About Thomas Evans

I'm a writer of mysteries, espionage, and speculative fiction. In my previous incarnation I was an archaeologist specializing in gender and identity in Iron and Bronze Age Europe. Mostly, however, I was known for my works with the use of geomatics, multiscalular spatial analysis and landscape theory within archaeology.
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