Monthly Archives: April 2014

Women hold up HALF the sky, not one-sixth.

“Lysistrata of Jupiter” is being drafted as we speak. I will have a draft for class tonight – it might not be a very good draft, or a very complete one, but nobody said rough drafts looked nice. Also, I am not … Continue reading

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Library Opening

I live in a neighborhood with a library. If you live in Minneapolis, you know that this isn’t actually that much of a statement because the Hennepin County Library inherited a system of dozens of libraries scattered throughout the city … Continue reading

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An early follow-up on A Brief Study of the Female Power Fantasy

I intend to put more time into following up this VERY brief blog post that still took me three days to compose – there are more avenues of research I want to follow. Particularly it was pointed out that certain … Continue reading

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Feminist Science Fiction: An Author’s Perspective

A few days ago I wrote a basic introductory post on making feminist art. And for one of my college keystone courses, I’m writing a science fiction novelette (shooting for 12,500 words, give or take), very loosely based on the Classical Greek … Continue reading

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A Brief Study of the Female Power Fantasy

Let’s look at the original text of “A Trekkie’s Tale” by Paula Smith. Seriously, go read it right now, it’ll take you maybe five minutes – it’s neither deathless prose nor is it particularly long. “Tale” is actually astonishingly short – … Continue reading

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Upcoming Stories!

I have a few pieces that will be coming out in the next several weeks. – Lysistratos: A Fable of the Future. In the early 22nd Century, a human settlement on Jupiter prepares to go to war with another because they … Continue reading

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Why the Veronica Kirk Stories are Gone I feel a certain amount of regret for pulling down these stories from AO3. I certainly am not ashamed of them – they represent my best effort at the time and I’m proud … Continue reading

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