Gimbling in the Wabe – Of Things That Really Don’t Matter

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It’s going to be a pretty short Gimbling in the Wabe this week, not because I’ve suddenly lost my gift of gab, or had an epiphany that brevity really is the soul of wit.  It’s because what I feel like addressing is quite simple. It started with a sudden hoopla on social media about how [….]

The Rise in Women Authors in the Sci-Fi/Fantasy Genre?

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Recently, the Boston based magazine The Atlantic ran an interesting article entitled Women Rise in Sci Fi (Again) with the tag line, “This year’s major science-fiction awards had strong female representation, but don’t call it a feminist victory for the genre just yet.”  In it, they interviewed writers Ann Leckie (author of the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, [….]

LitStaff Pick: ‘I Wish My Favorite Author Would Write…’

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The books closest to our hearts become a part of us. We love them for various reasons, and  when a story is great, we tend to gravitate toward its author. Their worlds speak to us. Their characters resonate with us. And while it’s true that even our favorite authors and their works are important to [….]