The Carrie model is not going to get women writers recognized — it’s going to keep them in the stronghold of a lineage that doesn’t produce many Pulitzers.
— Oversharing/underachieving on the part of women writers today been talked/blogged into the ground, but Courtney Martin (author of the great book Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters, which deserves to be deemed required reading) says it well and succinctly, here.