Future Themes

Here are our future themes. Multiple submissions welcome. Think outside the box. If you wish to write for an issue, but want to come up with a topic later, you can ask for a Placeholder. I want 8-10 submissions per issue, so an article goes live every Saturday.

20201 Femnista Themes

July/Aug: Heroes

Write about Atticus Finch, Clark Kent, or your favorite modern-day or “old time” hero, someone who chooses right over wrong and grapples with forces beyond their control, both inward and from without.Mariam from A Thousand Splendid Suns

Deadline: June 17, 2021

Claimed: Frodo Baggins, Captain Marvel, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, The Quest for Camelot, Irena Sendler, Arthurian Myth, Hercules (2014), Mal (Firefly), Mariam from a Thousand Suns, Bruce Wayne.

Sept/Oct: Old Stories Told New Ways

This is the perfect time to highlight your favorite adaptations, remakes, or stories that put a new spin on an old tale. Shakespeare modernized, a new twist on Dracula, whatever has “been done, but never like this”! How Disney changed the classic fairy tales, or Del Toro re-envisioned the Gothic horror flick. Tell us about your favorite re-imagining of an “old tale.”

Deadline: August 17, 2021

Claimed: Once Upon a Time, Ophelia, The Princess and the Fangirl, The Princess and the Frog, 10 Things I Hate About You, Dracula Untold, Troy/The Illaid, A Court of Thorns and Roses, Clueless.

Halloween: Villains

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, you can’t deny they make their mark on the world. Is your favorite villain Thanos or Scar? Loki or Lex Luthor? Hannibal Lecter or “the other side”? Explore their dark side or their psychological damage. But make us “get” why you love to hate them.

Deadline: September 17, 2021

Claimed: Marvel Movie Villains, Mrs. Coulter in His Dark Materials, Hans from Frozen, Ben Wade in 3:10 to Yuma, Billy Loomis (Scream) or Daniel de Domas (Ready or Not), Lady Susan Vernon in Love & Friendship, Mrs. Danvers in Rebecca, Ursula (The Little Mermaid), Lucille Sharpe (Crimson Peak).

Nov/Dec: Stories & Things I Love

For our final issue of Femnista, I invite you to write about something you absolutely adore. Maybe Star Wars is close to your heart. Or The Phantom of the Opera resonates with your soul like nothing else on this earth. Does a treasured book mean something to you? Or a song? Share it with our readers. Maybe you will inspire them to love it too!

Deadline: October 17, 2021

Claimed: Indiana Jones, The Man From Snowy River, The Mummy.

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Please adhere to our deadlines, since the editor has a busy end-of-the-month schedule.

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