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Women through the ages

A few months ago, I enthusiastically tweeted:

I was increasingly excited about the prospect of teaching some of my favourite texts to my year 10 class. 677 more words

Teaching English

“She would be so pretty if...”

Women in books kind of bother me. Even the ones who win and kick ass. I feel like a lot of kickass women I read get a nice boyfriend in the end, who loves her despite what makes her different. 131 more words

A feminist Pinner.

Can’t get enough with anything to do with Feminism Through Cinema and Literature? Check out my feminist themed boards on Pinterest (https://uk.pinterest.com/tiabyer/).

From Feminist film, photography and quotes, to photos of female icons such as Priscilla Presley, Vivien Leigh and Jackie Kennedy, my Pinterest boards will definitely appeal to your inner feminist. 672 more words

Feminism

"That's Not Nearly Enough Wonder Woman"

Yesterday my son was talking to me about Scribblenauts Unmasked.  Scribblenauts is an amazing PC game that allows the player to engage in the story.  The player writes words to aid the hero in accomplishing his goals.   322 more words

Geek Christians

Stenibelle and "The Tests"

The release of LoE Book 9: Stenibelle is here!! I’m very proud of the book and of the character in it, the first LoE book to feature a female main character–most of the previous books have been ensembles with strong male and female characters. 848 more words

Fiction

Women Writers Wednesday 6/24/15

Instead of a review this week, I want to take a minute to talk more about this series and the reason it was started.

There’s been a lot of press in the last year or so about gender bias in the publishing industry. 960 more words

Literature

Paging The Virgin Suicides: I don't like you.

***Contains some slight spoilers to The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides***

I often find myself cringing as I read; I can find myself entirely enjoying a story, but the language at its most fundamental level is flawed. 762 more words