Guest Hoyden Bio: Our Guest Hoyden today is Adelaide writer, critic and editor Kerryn Goldsworthy, reproduced with permission from a post she made on Facebook.
Australian speculative fiction podcast Galactic Suburbia has just celebrated their 100th episode. I… found a picture of a cake! On the Internet!
Quite a few people I know are fans of Dorothy Dunnett’s Lymond Chronicles, centred upon a scapegrace Scots nobleman navigating the intrigues of the Tudor/Stewart/Suleiman era whose talents and flaws (and associated collateral damage body count) exceed those of Sherlock Holmes, Batman and Iron Man put together.
The Money River, where the wealth of the nation flows. We were born on the banks of it. We can slurp from that mighty river to our hearts’ content. And we even take slurping lessons, so we can slurp more efficiently.
This is a Lazy Summer repost of an old post, with some highlights from comments on the original post added, since they add to the snarkfest. Given that the Abbott government seems to be full of “rationalist” policies owing more than a small debt to Objectivist Libertarianism, it seemed like a good time to remind folks what unregulated government of prime movers for prime movers would actually look like.
Hands up who knew (or at least now remembers that they once knew) that the original play (and subsequent novelisation) by J.M. Barrie was titled “Peter Pan And Wendy” rather than just the “Peter Pan” that current publications and productions favour?
Does setting out to dress modestly for nine months give you any special insights into someone else’s culture?
This is the 62nd monthly Down Under Feminists Carnival. This edition of the carnival gathers together June 2013 feminist posts from writers living in Australia and New Zealand.
In the wake of a bunch of recent posts, I’ve been thinking about women’s characterisation in fiction a lot. My next fiction purchase will be Grimspace by Ann Aguirre, and I’m sending an Open Call for guest Friday Hoyden post pitches featuring female protagonists, because I need recommendations for the gifts I’m going to give everybody this year.
This time it’s women objecting to sexist content in the professional magazine for the Science Fiction Writers Of America who are causing Deep Rifts™.
Fun and games with a Nook.
Reposting a Friday Hoyden post on Lizzie Bennet from 2007 to honour the 200th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice.
#aww2013 The Australian Women Writers Challenge is on again!
Don’t whinge to this author.