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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

Thoughts on That Controversial Awards Announcement…

Posted by on Apr 5, 2015

So, that Tiptree list, amirite? (what, you thought there was another awards announcement I was interested in talking about? Silly rabbit!) I had a few people ask why MIRROR EMPIRE...

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The Writing Life

On Internet “Bravery”: This is not Nazi-Occupied France, Folks

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015

My grandmother grew up in Nazi-occupied France. When she was nineteen, she and her friends found a Nazi boot containing a severed human leg while walking along the river. For every...

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Bookery

Books I Read on my Twitter Vacation

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015

My to-be-read pile is a thing of wonder, as my voracious need to own all the books will never keep up with my pace of reading all the books. At any rate, taking a Twitter vacation...

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On Internet “Bravery”: This is not Nazi-Occupied France, Folks

On Internet “Bravery”: This is not Nazi-Occupied France, Folks

Apr 13, 2015

My grandmother grew up in Nazi-occupied France. When she was nineteen, she and her friends found a Nazi boot containing a severed human leg while walking along the river. For every Nazi the French killed, the Nazis would kill ten French citizens. So how many would the Nazis kill, my grandmother thought, for a severed leg? She and her friends huffed the boot and...

Books I Read on my Twitter Vacation

Books I Read on my Twitter Vacation

Apr 6, 2015

My to-be-read pile is a thing of wonder, as my voracious need to own all the books will never keep up with my pace of reading all the books. At any rate, taking a Twitter vacation turns out to have been great for that part of me that was hardly reading anything anymore, and look! Hey! As promised, here’s my slightly deeper reactions post to what I’ve...

Thoughts on That Controversial Awards Announcement…

Thoughts on That Controversial Awards Announcement…

Apr 5, 2015

So, that Tiptree list, amirite? (what, you thought there was another awards announcement I was interested in talking about? Silly rabbit!) I had a few people ask why MIRROR EMPIRE wasn’t on the Tiptree longlist, which is always awkward, when people ask why you weren’t nominated for something, because the short answer is always, “Uh, because...

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