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By tigtog on June 14, 2013
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.
When men disagree with others it’s a robust addition to free speech, when women disagree with men it’s to silence them
By tigtog on June 1, 2013
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™.
By Mindy on February 10, 2013
Fun and games with a Nook.
By Lauredhel on January 28, 2013
Reposting a Friday Hoyden post on Lizzie Bennet from 2007 to honour the 200th anniversary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice.
By Mindy on January 4, 2013
#aww2013 The Australian Women Writers Challenge is on again!
By Mindy on December 10, 2012
Don’t whinge to this author.
By tigtog on December 8, 2012
history – the process of writing down and preserving of the facts, not the facts/events themselves – was looking the other way
By tigtog on December 6, 2012
Would Frank Herbert’s Dune have been such a wide success if its publication in 1965 had not been preceded by David Lean’s masterful cinematography of windswept dunes in 1962′s Lawrence of Arabia?
How, more generally, does our experience of pictorial representations of landscapes and people (both still and moving pictures) influence our perceptions of other works of art, of the world and people around us, and even of our own self-awareness?
By tigtog on October 17, 2012
Pay what you want and help charity, too.
By blue milk on October 4, 2012
You won’t agree with everything in this book no matter which direction of parenting you’re coming from, Valenti acknowledges that, but it is taking the mainstream conversation about parenting to a meatier level and it’s about time that happened.
By tigtog on September 30, 2012
It was, as always, a matter of protocol. Of discretion. Of careful etiquette. Of, ultimately, alcohol. Or at least the illusion of alcohol.
By tigtog on September 29, 2012
Please follow the links and leave some feedback/suggestions/recommendations.
By tigtog on August 27, 2012
Parade’s End is Benedict Cumberbatch’s latest televisual outing, and is being described all over as “the thinking person’s Downton Abbey“.
By Helen on August 25, 2012
Here’s the brief: “Write some posts about my childhood reading, not only favourite books, but how I read them and why I still remember them.” (Seems I’ve missed the deadline already. Blogging Occupational hazard – sorry!) When I think of the books I read and re-read as a child, the ones which changed me and [...]