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Tagged! Virtual Blog Tour

Self has a lot of catching up to do with regards to honoring the lovely Rashaan Alexis-Meneses’ tagging of Kanlaon for the Virtual Blog Tour. 354 more words

Artists And Writers

The List in Self's "The Secret Room" (CAFE IRREAL, Issue # 50)

Self has long pondered the difference between science fiction, speculative fiction, fairy tales, myths, horror stories and the “irreal.”  The other day, she decided to go through the… 371 more words


Feminist Book Review: Simone de Beauvoir's 'The Second Sex'

Simone de Beauvoir’s The Second Sex (Knopf, 1953) is an extensive and impressive examination of the lot of women everywhere, and today, this book is central to most introductory courses in Women’s Studies. 722 more words


How Jessica Tyner Became a Writer

Publishing is just like dating.
Just because one editor doesn’t like it, or even hates it,
doesn’t mean another won’t fall in love with it.

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How To Become A Writer

Roslyn Russell, Maria returns: Barbados to Mansfield Park (Review)

A week or so ago my local Jane Austen group had a guest speaker at our meeting, Roslyn Russell, the author of Maria returns to Barbados… 1,678 more words

Australian Literature

Aimee Bender on Fairy Tales

These days, self’s reading is all over the map.  She’s tried so many times to finish reading Sebastian Barry’s The Secret Scriptures, but despite him being such a beautiful writer, she can manage only a page a day. 264 more words


56. Mom & Me & Mom: Maya Angelou

Mom & Me & Mom is the final book that Maya Angelou has written about her life, a series of seven autobiographies which started with I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. 337 more words