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It’s Always Been Awful Under the Boot: On the Fatigue of Everyday Horror

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015

In May of 1921, a group of vigilantes burned down a wealthy community in Tulsa, Oklahoma over the course of about 16 hours. More than 800 people were admitted to local hospitals and...

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The F Word

All Together Now: Building a More Pragmatic SFF Conversation

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015

I’ve been thinking a bit about the “generational divide” among feminists in SFF in particular, though I have a post I want to write about Tumblr feminism as well that will go...

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The Writing Life

Grist for the Mill: What America’s Next Top Model Can Teach You About Publishing

Posted by on Feb 16, 2015

After writing 9,000 words on Saturday and spending Sunday doing, well, everything else I don’t have time for during the week, I sat down Sunday night for some trashy TV. I was out...

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Bookery

Books You Should Be Pre-Ordering

Posted by on Jan 26, 2015

It’s 2015 folks, and hot damn, does time fly. One of the fabulous things about being an author is that I get to see some books early, and tell you about THE BEST ONES. Plenty of...

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Grist for the Mill: What America’s Next Top Model Can Teach You About Publishing

Grist for the Mill: What America’s Next Top Model Can Teach You About Publishing

Feb 16, 2015

After writing 9,000 words on Saturday and spending Sunday doing, well, everything else I don’t have time for during the week, I sat down Sunday night for some trashy TV. I was out of Pawn Stars and Swamp People and Storage Wars, so I opted for season 6 of America’s Next Top Model, which is just one step up from something like Road Rules or Honey Boo-Boo. One...

It’s Always Been Awful Under the Boot: On the Fatigue of Everyday Horror

It’s Always Been Awful Under the Boot: On the Fatigue of Everyday Horror

Feb 11, 2015

In May of 1921, a group of vigilantes burned down a wealthy community in Tulsa, Oklahoma over the course of about 16 hours. More than 800 people were admitted to local hospitals and police arrested and detained more than 6,000 people. The riots left 10,000 homeless and destroyed 35 city blocks. Up to 300 people died during those 16 hours. But you don’t hear...

All Together Now: Building a More Pragmatic SFF Conversation

All Together Now: Building a More Pragmatic SFF Conversation

Feb 5, 2015

I’ve been thinking a bit about the “generational divide” among feminists in SFF in particular, though I have a post I want to write about Tumblr feminism as well that will go into this more in-depth. There’s the camp that says we’re all overreacting, that things aren’t so bad, and were never bad at all, that they never experienced any harassment or...

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