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Shouldn't women authors write whatever they want?

Back in September, I was attending the Matera Women’s Fiction Festival and I was at a lecture on self-publishing by romance writers Bella Andre and Tina Folsom. 460 more words

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Goodreads Poll Finds that Readers Stick to Their Own Gender

Goodreads recently polled 40,000 British citizens on their reading habits and among the many trends that popped up, the one making the rounds today is all about sex. 308 more words



She holds the scalding mug to her forehead, because her nerves are at it again.  With their spindly hands, they grasp onto the squishy tip of her eyeball and squeeze until its fluids congeal in an impenetrable wall at the bottom of her skull.  209 more words

American Authors

Once written, a book no longer needs it author - Elena Ferrante

In an era of relentless social media, around the clock tweets, Facebook pages, Goodreads fans, and endless promotion required to sell books, most authors might balk at these words. 326 more words

Writing Blog

An Evening With Award-Winning Poet Marilyn Chin!

By Lorenia Salgado

September 24, 2014 marked the kickoff of fall’s Hugh C. Hyde Living Writers Series with preeminent Chinese American poet Marilyn Chin. With the Department of English and Comparative Literature, SDSU’s Love Library housed the celebration of 25 years of SDSU’s MFA in Creative Writing program with the release of Chin’s fourth book of poetry, 503 more words


Final Round SF Female Authors in the Goodreads Choice Awards

Below are the finalists in SF categories. Voting is open from Nov. 17th-24th, so go do your literary duty. Which titles did you enjoy this year? 250 more words


Where are all the female writers?

There are three specific genres I am passionate about when reading; science-fiction, horror and fantasy. Each of these genres has been very influential in my life and has had a hand in molding my personality and who I am yet when I look back — I don’t recall very many female authors in this genre. 327 more words