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April 14

Ursula K. Le Guin, great storyteller, also has published some poems.  She is a great favourite as a writer and I do like her poems.  I have chosen one of her poems for today. 133 more words

Poetry Month 2014

The Left Hand of Darkness: Part 2: Notes

So even though I didn’t want to analyse this book, there were just so many underlying themes that were talking to me, that I have to mention them. 604 more words

On Writing And Books

The Left and of Darkness: Part 1: I Love

What can one say of a book that is already hailed as a classic in science fiction and holds the distinction of winning both the… 202 more words

On Writing And Books

Book Review: Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom by Christiane Northrup

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I started reading Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing by Christiane Northrup, M.D. a bit less than two weeks ago. 384 more words


Title envy

I have mentioned before that I am terrible at thinking up titles, as is probably evident from the rather bland titles of my novels. I am envious of people like my friend… 426 more words


Don't Blame Science Fiction for Hollywood's Race Problem

Does sci-fi have a race problem? If you’re The Atlantic, the answer is yes — yesterday, the magazine’s website ran this piece, wherein writer Noah Berlatsky argues that there are essentially four ways in which sci-fi handles race: metaphor, tokenism, diversity, and explicit narrative. 988 more words


Writing Religion

Well, Neal’s busy this weekend, so I’m afraid that you’re all going to have to contend with a couple of extra posts from me.  On Tuesday Paul wrote an excellent… 1,209 more words