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Stop Domestic Violence!

Did you know that women between the ages of 15 and 44 are more likely to be injured or die as a result of domestic violence, than through rapes, muggings and car accidents combined! 433 more words


Chapter 65 - The New Art of Publishing

We have talked on more than a few occasions about writing and publishing and the business in general. If you have read one of the aforementioned chapters, you have probably gleened that, while I love writing, I am not a huge fan of the post-writing, publishing grind and hoops through which a writer has to jump in order to have their work published. 450 more words


Lois Lane and the Damsel in Distress

The Damsel in Distress is the iconic archetype that receives the greatest derision from pop-feminism. Lois Lane has a long history of being both a feminist icon in pop-culture and being a woman who is… 1,044 more words


The Vanishing Year by Kate Moretti

I admit, the thing that initially compelled me to dive into this book in a frenzy of “oh-please-let-this-be-a-story-that-makes-me-unable-to-stop-reading-til-I-have-finished-it” were the strong quotes from Mary Kubica and Heather Gudenkauf praising it. 338 more words


Cat Got My Tongue

I remember this one time I met a maiden on a train. She was sobbing. Being a person of good culture I inquired as to the source of her melancholy and whether there was any way in which I could placate her if not remedy the cause of anguish altogether. 319 more words


Bus Ride in Geneva

After long flights I like to go on runs. The trip from Denver to Switzerland was plenty long. I got lucky, I was flying in on a Monday night and the flight was mostly empty. 1,532 more words

[Horror Cliche] Woman in Distress Sexist or Tired?

You know the trope. The damsel in distress. A trope so old its in ancient lirurature. A trope so pervasive it’s probably in the first oral story ever told. 506 more words