Category Archives: opinion

So it’s a month later. The mail volume has finally slowed down, which is good, because I have a book to write. I’m glad I’m no longer getting hate mail, though possibly it’s because I’ve set up a pretty comprehensive … Continue reading

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So this week, two notable things happened. First, two dinosaurs went on a rampage. Granted, that didn’t happen this week, technically, but this is when the backlash occurred, first for the initial column that ran in the SFWA bulletin, and … Continue reading

Posted in about me, anti-bullying, books, duh, FYI, opinion, peeves, sexism in SFF, writing 618 Comments

This is going to be long and ranty, so buckle up, children. I had a lovely stay with the Bree half of Moira Rogers, and I did get to meet the Donna half more than once. She’s fabulous, as is … Continue reading

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I debated about whether to post this because it’s a sore subject for me, and I will have to get personal before you understand how deep my anger runs. So if you have no taste to learn some disquieting facts … Continue reading

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Damn, that’s a long-ass title. I was talking about this with Lauren Dane yesterday, and it seemed to me it was post-worthy, which is sort of like sponge-worthy, only it’s a measure of how much I want to spend the … Continue reading

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Have you ever thought about what this means? Are you a good listener? By which I mean, you’re not thinking about other things or plotting a scene in your head, or deciding what you’ll say when it’s your turn to … Continue reading

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In the wake of the pie in face closure of Quartet Press, I am left shaking my head. Not at the closure — I think it was probably wise to shut down before wasting a lot of time and money … Continue reading

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Miracle sperm. Not just in books, movies too. The reason I’m thinking about this — Andres and I watched Baby Mama last week, starring Tina Fey (who I love) and Amy Poehler (who I don’t hate). The movie was funny … Continue reading

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You read that right. I wrote a post over on It’s Not Chick porn, wherein I confessed to finding Frye’s love for Leela deeply moving. Sure, he’s an idiot and never does anything right, but he’s loyal and devoted and … Continue reading

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And this is where you say, “I don’t know, can you?” The answer is — yes, yes, I can. I read the discussion over on Dear Author, called The Hysterical Reader, along with all the pertaining comments. It’s a long … Continue reading

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