The Force Awakens is released this week, and with Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o and Game of Thrones‘ Gwendoline Christie joining new lead Daisy Ridley, it seems like the latest Star Wars chapter will have some intriguing female characters.
Sisterland is a modern American tale about identical twin sisters with hidden gifts. Growing up in 80s St Louis with a hostile, depressed mother and an ineffectual father, Violet and Kate had eerie dreams and premonitions that they called their “senses”.
When you don’t have the traditional support network of family and friends, chasing your goals is particularly challenging. If, like me, you’ve also learned to be a private person, blogging and using social media can feel odd.