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It’s been too long

2015 was a difficult year for my writing. I got a lot done, don’t get me wrong, but my output fell to a trickle after my injury and pretty much stopped other than my thesis after September. I’m rededicating 2016 … Continue reading

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Protect our poor white boys from the evils of trigger warnings

Originally posted on Another angry woman:
An evil stalks our white men, threatening them with seconds of mild awkwardness and the possibility they might have to think about others briefly. I am talking, of course, of trigger warnings. The usage…

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Best and Worst Power Rangers Costumes

Since I’ve been watching through Linkara’s “History of Power Rangers,” here are my favorite and least favorite team and individual (Sixth Ranger or Extra Hero) costumes. Keep in mind these are all my opinion. Why am I writing this? Because … Continue reading

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“Big Pharma” & Privilege: Or Why I Wish Allies Would Stop Using This Phrase

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Being a Jerk About the Hugos: Not as Effective a Strategy as You Might Think

Originally posted on Whatever:
(Warning: Hugo neepery. Avoid if you don’t care.) As most of you know, at last Saturday’s Hugo Awards ceremony, the voters, of which there were a record number, chose not to offer awards in six categories…

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A retraction

I usually have given matters a bit of study before I give a position on them in print, so I seldom print retractions. Last night I asserted that Best Fan Writer should have been a No Award because of Laura Mixon’s … Continue reading

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So it’s basically 1 AM on a rainy Sunday morning and the Hugo Awards just finished. FIVE No Award results. FIVE. In Novella, Short Story, Related Work, and both Professional Editor categories. Only one artifact nominated by the Sad or … Continue reading

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