You Should be Writing

Some of you are probably familiar with that “you should be writing meme”, wherein people take a picture of their favorite TV or film characters, and put the caption “you should be writing” on the picture. You can do a quick Google image search to get the gist of the idea. I have a few ofContinue reading “You Should be Writing”

The Status is Not Quo: Sexism in Fantasy

This past week, I had the misfortune of speaking with another fantasy author who thought that sexism in medieval fantasy “makes sense”. She was defending another author’s sexist assumptions about a work we were critiquing. I gave her what I hoped was my best are you fucking kidding me? look before proceeding to explain the obvious: “It’s fantasy.Continue reading “The Status is Not Quo: Sexism in Fantasy”