Snow White: coma
Sleeping Beauty: coma
Rapunzel: her sole contribution to her own rescue was her HAIRSTYLE. I hope the upcoming Disney movie Tangled will change this up a bit.
I'm not going on an anti-Disney rant--Disney has some GREAT female characters. Mulan kicked butt! But I notice she's not on a lot of the sparkly pink merchandise that my 4-year-old covets.
Maddie Dunn doesn't do pink-and-sparkly much. She's the MC of Minder, and, in honor of her non-passivity, today's posting topic is:
Who's your favorite strong, female character?
Post as many comments as you like. Each unique post (by 7am EDT Tuesday, June 15th) will earn you one chance at the prize of your choice: a signed copy of Minder, a Minder t-shirt, a Minder poster, a writer's critique, cookies, or a character in a later Ganzfield book named after you. Details are spelled out in the Virtual Launch Party post from this past weekend.
You can earn additional chances by linking your blog, website, Tweet, Facebook page, etc. to any of the following (or three chances if you link to all three):
http://thedisgruntledbear.blogspot.comJust put a link to YOUR link in the comments below. Thanks for stopping by, and please come back tomorrow for ANOTHER giveaway. I'll be here all week, folks. Try the veal, and don't forget to tip your waitresses!