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Women in Star Wars: January 2015

The following is a guest post from Tricia Barr, long time friend of the Star Wars Report who kindly agreed to share some of her findings about females in Star Wars recently, both in real life, and our fictional heroines. Thanks Tricia for being willing to share!

Each month at FANgirl Blog, I highlight fangirls and their heroines, fictional and real life, spotted across the internet. When Bethany Blanton said she wanted to shine a spotlight on female fans at Star Wars Report, I found some Star Wars heroines and fangirls to share.

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy ranked #13 in the Power 100 of The Hollywood Reporter’s 2014 Women in Entertainment Power list. Let’s see where she is next year, after The Force Awakens.

Amy Ratcliffe shares her crafting skills on her blog Geek With Curves. This time it is pink and purple AT-ATs.


Did you see the new solicit cover art for Darth Vader #3 coming from Marvel? Aphra is a raider of lost weaponry.

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At the Wookiee Gunner, Johnamarie Macias spotlights fanartists. These posts are always a highlight of my day.

Earlier this month Lucasfilm Senior Editor Jen Heddle asked women who wanted to write Star Wars to let her know. The response was amazing!

Independent Film’s Live Read of The Empire Strikes Back featured an incredible cast, including Ellen Page in the role of Han Solo. Check out a recap over at /Film.

The December episode of Fangirls Going Rogue featured a fantastic discussion on Hera and Sabine with guests Sarah Woloski from Skywalker Through Neverland podcast and Geek Girl Diva from EW Star Wars Rebels community. In an interview, Anne Neumann from Rancho Obi-Wan shared how her geeky career led to working with Star Wars.

Finally, each Fangirls Around the Web at FANgirl Blog compiles the latest Fangirls of the Day from Her Universe. We decided to share the last ten over here: Iliana, MaryRose, Kyra, Deleen, Rayna, Brigitte, Adalins, Paige, Rebekah, and Rachel. You can still submit your favorite fangirl.

Tricia Barr is owner/administrator of FANgirl Blog. Her novel, Wynde, won the 2014 Independent Publisher Book Award Gold Medal for Best Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Ebook. For updates on all things FANgirl follow @FANgirlcantina on Twitter or like FANgirl Zone on Facebook. At times she tries the Tumblr.

Christmas in the Stars – A Holiday Marathon

The the “Christmas in the Stars.” collaboration continues! I’m so glad to be working with so many good friends from around the Star Wars fan-site community. Over the next few days there will be a short, daily guest blog post about a favorite Star Wars memory from a friend of us here at the Star Wars Report. We continue with “A Holiday Marathon,” a story from Tricia Barr of FANgirl Blog!


-Riley Blanton – Founder, Exective Editor – starwarsreport.com


A Holiday Marathon

A few years ago I had some friends over to share Christmas dinner. We don’t make present-giving a big deal in our house so the day had felt more like Thanksgiving – getting a turkey read and baking pies. While I had been cooking, though, I noticed Spike was running a Star Wars marathon so I turned it on. (Naturally!) Later as guests started arriving, they all gravitated toward the television. Typically my appetizers are the center of attention. I never had a chance to turn the marathon off because everyone was watching the movies, commenting about the story and enjoying it.

One friend had never even seen the movies before. She turned to me at one point and said, “I see why you like Star Wars so much.”

It turned out to be one of the nicest memories I have of the holidays.

Tricia Barr
FANgirl Blog
Fangirls Going Rogue