Quote Originally Posted by indianroads View Post
I'll gladly cede that there must be some female authors that do a good job with male characters, but I've not encountered them. In my opinion Anne Rice, Ursula LeGuin, and Sara King (the only female authors I can think of off the top of my head) are all pretty bad. This is not important enough to argue about though, as I've enjoyed books by all the authors I mentioned.
If you want to write female characters, maybe you should, you know, actually read a few more female authors? You might be surprised that women characters actually act like human beings more than Women, Those Strange and Magical Creatures.