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Steampunk and the Dark Man's Burden

Colonialism is a frequent backdrop to my stories, regardless whether I write dieselpunk or fantasy, stories or role-playing games. Since I have one foot in Europe and one in India, I have had the unusual experience of seeing that phenomenon from both sides. 453 more words

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March, 2018: Ursula LeGuin's 'Earthsea'. In Review.

A Note on Progress in March

It is with regret that I inform you that Earthsea lies unfinished. Days have passed since I last picked it up, perhaps even as much as a week! 979 more words

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March, 2018: Ursula LeGuin's 'Earthsea'. An Introduction.

On Wednesday the snow started to fall. It started as snow always starts – a light flurry of white, barely noticeable in the traffic-heavy streets of the city center. 516 more words

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The Left Hand of Darkness

The Left Hand of Darkness
By Ursula K. LeGuin
Walker and Company, New York, 1969

I read The Left Hand of Darkness a long time ago, back in my university days I think. 451 more words

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You're a Wizard, Ged

So, it’s been a little while since Ursala K. LeGuin died. When I was young enough that I was the target audience for a Wizard of Earthsea, I was reading other things. 637 more words

Fantasy

Always Coming Home

When I learned that Ursula K. LeGuin had died, it came as a shock. I knew she was getting older, but she still seemed invincible to me. 492 more words

Children's Book Critique Group Blog

Wednesday Wanderings: Marvel v. DC and Audience Engagement, Ursula LeGuin on the Writing Industry, Spicy Foods, and the MCU in Order

Well, I knew this a long time before there were movies and TV shows, but it seems Marvel does a better job at engaging the general public than DC: 539 more words

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