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Dope Feats and Wing Beats now available!!

I am pleased to announce that my novel Dope Feats and Wing Beats is now available for purchase on Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook.   214 more words


Reading the Rainbow

Ana of Things Mean a Lot reminded me recently that the third A More Diverse Universe reading challenge was coming up, hosted again by Aarti of  920 more words


Drinks with Women of Worth: Mary Shelley

Who Was She?

Mary Shelley was born on August 30, 1797 to parents William Godwin and 18th-century women’s activist, Mary Wollstonecraft. At 19 years old, she married Percy Shelley, a Romantic poet with strong political themes in his work. 301 more words


A follow up to yesterday's post

I hope I come across very clearly when I saw I find nothing wrong with any of the white cis-male authors I referenced yesterday. Nor with any of the other white… 503 more words

I Read This Book

The Hundred-Year House offers absorbing hybrid of family saga, literary mystery, examination of creative life


The Hundred-Year House

By Rebecca Makkai

Viking, July 10, 2014

$26.95, 335 pages

Rebecca Makkai’s sharp-witted sensibility is at work on every page of The Hundred-Year House… 581 more words

Book Reviews

The best and worst reason to buy new books


I was looking over my American fiction shelves last night and did a tally. Of the 70 authors, I have 18 women authors. Three (ish) queer authors. 250 more words

I Read This Book

What Is The One Trope I Love To Hate?

Back in April I wrote a post about the use of tropes in fiction, and how they don’t have to be a negative. Having made the case that any trope can be used successfully with strong writing and characterisation, there is one trope that I really dislike regardless. 607 more words