Can females write epic fantasy? Melissa Pearl certainly can according to Carl Sinclair. Even so, this is a genre dominated by males (just as paranormal romance is a genre dominated by females). Carl takes the time to lay his presuppositions on the table—please be gentle with the hate mail!—before launching into a very complimentary review of Pearl’s Elements Trilogy. If epic is your thing, you might want to check out the first installment, titled Unknown.