Everything else in the thread is important, but I did want to especially shoutout Fran and Amal for always being the best.
Speaking of, I said in the final article section that I heard some instructors' names a ton w/ glowing reviews -- I want to raise a glass to two teachers people in all demographics brought up a HUGE number of times as amazing & excellent: Fran Wilde and Amal El-Mohtar
This is a terrific and necessary piece.
"How we bring new writers into the field, how we teach—it’s a realm of immense responsibility and power, and also of intense and serious value."
Author @sl_huang on the shortfalls of SFF workshops, and the push to make them better for everyone:
If you like the MCU and you don't hate women, you're probably gonna like it.
This isn't a superhero show. It isn't really a lawyer show, at this point. I think it's gonna have elements of both. It's funny and fun, and also has an emotional core. It's definitely one for MCU fans, with many references.
NOT ONLY IS THE BMI FAKE ITS RACIST. THE BEAUTY AND DIET INDUSTRIES CONSPIRE TO SAP WOMEN OF THE COLLECTIVE ENERGY NECESSARY TO DESTROY THE PATRIARCHY. ALL THE ACTORS YOU SEE ON THE COVER OF MENS HEALTH TAKE HGH. DO YOU LISTEN TO PODCASTS? THERES ONE CALLED MAINTENANCE PHASE--
And now I do know. It went to 54 percent in about two hours of non-intensive use. Darn. I had my heart set on a Pixel 7, but it's time to plot a new course.
Was thinking of moving my little bookstore to @Shopify. Guess not.
.@ShopifySupport continues to host Libs of Tiktok's merch store where they used the term "GROOMER" as a discount code. They also engaged in targeted harassment of Taylor Lorenz by featuring a photo of her crying to sell merch.
In news that will be shocking to GCs only...
Researchers completed the first large longitudinal study on trans children this year. They found only 97.5% of trans kids continued to identify as trans. Those that desisted did so for various reasons including the violence faced as trans people. https://publications.aap.org/pediatrics/article/150/2/e2021056082/186992/Gender-Identity-5-Years-After-Social-Transition
🔥 COVER REVEAL 🔥
IT'S HERE: The cover for THE ASHFIRE KING, the 2nd book in The Sandsea Trilogy (from @orbitbooks)! So excited to share this stunning cover which perfectly captures the book's magic!
Look at the FIREBIRD in the lantern 😭
Art: Mike Heath
Pleased with this lunch, but still need to improve my airfry fries game. https://instagr.am/p/ChWsl8AtDLj/
I'm so overjoyed to reveal the cover of PROMISES STRONGER THAN DARKNESS, the third book in the Unstoppable trilogy, out April 11. This is my fav of the three gorgeous covers from @Razaras2 and @lworrelldesign.
But who's in the top right-hand corner? Who could it POSSIBLY BE??
Publisher, Nova Press (on hiatus). Writer. Editor. Translator. Blogger. Speaker. Geek. Asexual. Cis. Tired.
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