bookery

If you liked ANCILLARY JUSTICE and GOD’S WAR you’ll love…

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014

Much to my surprise, at least, both Ann Leckie’s ANCILLARY JUSTICE and my book GOD’S WAR have been shortlisted for the BSFA and Arthur C. Clarke Awards this year. Women on the...

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The F Word

Some Men Are More Monstrous Than Others: On True Detective’s Men & Monsters

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014

Spoilers ahoy!   When I was sixteen, I dated a guy a with a madonna/whore complex. I had no idea what that was, at the time, being a young woman from a rural town where...

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the writing life

Readercon Schedule: Boston area appearances!

Posted by on Jul 7, 2014

So, right off the heels of CONvergence, I have a smaller, lit-focused con I’m attending this weekend outside Boston – Readercon. This will be a much slower-paced con, as...

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Mirror Dark

Mapping the Days of Our Lives: MIRROR EMPIRE Map & Giveaway

Posted by on Jul 2, 2014

(if you’re only here for the giveaway, here’s the details: To enter to win a full-color, wall-sized map of what appears in MIRROR EMPIRE, signed by the author, simply...

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Recent Posts

Burn it All Down: Wiscon’s Failure of Feminism

Burn it All Down: Wiscon’s Failure of Feminism

Jul 21, 2014

There are two ways to change an organization: the first is from the inside out – joining existing structures, working one’s way up through them, turning like minds to your cause, and revolutionizing the institution from the inside out. The other way to do it is to burn the fucker down to the ground.  The first way is much harder, as there’s a very real...

On Public Speaking While Fat

On Public Speaking While Fat

Jul 15, 2014

I admit that looking at pictures of myself the last couple of years always involves a bit of dissonance. Since God’s War came out and I switched to a job that no longer requires me to bike into work every day, I have – as has happened to many writers – put on about 70 pounds. This is easy to forget when you work at home a lot and don’t go out much. There...

Readercon Schedule: Boston area appearances!

Readercon Schedule: Boston area appearances!

Jul 7, 2014

So, right off the heels of CONvergence, I have a smaller, lit-focused con I’m attending this weekend outside Boston – Readercon. This will be a much slower-paced con, as I’m told there are only about 750 or so folks there, mostly writers and book-loving folks, which I anticipate will be a very, very different con experience. Certainly more my...

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