Older women as characters

A male friend posted this article on his Facebook page. It concerns aging while female. After reading it, I re-read Natural Attraction, which has strong older female characters, a Granny in particular.

page.http://feministcurrent.com/11036/aging-while-female-is-not-your-worst-nightmare-2/?replytocom=254869#respond

Stories most often concern younger characters because they get into trouble more, and a fiction writer’s mantra is “only trouble is interesting.” However, there’s a place for older women as characters. They could be saving the day!

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