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Winter Reads: Battling in All Her Finery

| November 14, 2018

Have you checked outĀ Battling in All Her Finery yet? I’m super proud of this book as one of the editors, but also as a reader who loves stories about women leaders! The anthology includes 21 stories along those lines, ranging through fantasy, science fiction, and alternate history. The stories are meant to appeal to all […]

When the Heroine Isn’t 18, Blonde, and a Size 3

| January 25, 2018

One of the panels I was on at Rustycon was called “When the Heroine Isn’t 18, Blonde, and a Size 3.” The topics we talked about were wide ranging, from books to TV to movies, but the primary idea was about writing non-Hollywood style women protagonists. This is a topic near and dear to my […]