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Review: Hen & Chick

Disclaimer: I was provided a copy of Hen & Chick, Episodes 1-5 to review, but all thoughts are my own. Hen & Chick, by Tristan J Tarwater, is a sword & sorcery serial about a daughter and her mother. Azria is 16 and a mage in training who quickly finds herself the mage aboard The

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SIGNAL BOOST: Black Girl Magic Lit Mag seeking submissions

This post popped up on my Tumblr dash, so I wanted to make sure others saw it. If you know a black woman who writes speculative/experimental fic about black women (or if you are one) – this might be for you! Just read the embedded post and click through for more information! http://writingcareer.com/post/129444604911/black-girl-magic-lit-mag-is-seeking-speculative I am

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Oh HaleNo: When the Bully thinks she’s the victim

If you were on Twitter yesterday, you probably saw #HaleNo trending – it was in response to Kathleen Hale’s piece in the Guardian where she shared the tragic story in which her life was RUINED by a book blogger who devoted their entire life harassing her. Which, given the stories we hear about online trolls/bullies,

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JJ, Where Are The Women?

As you’ve probably heard, Star Wars: Episode VII is starting to film, and the main cast list has been announced. And in that list, there’s only one new woman (the other is Carrie Fisher). What gives? Sure, there weren’t a lot of women in the Original Trilogy – the only main female character was Leia.

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Love and Friendship in the Wizarding World

If you’re a Harry Potter fan, odds are you heard about the interview where JK Rowling said that looking back she thought that Harry and Hermione should have ended up together as a couple. And the internet went crazy. Not because they thought that she was right, but because they were upset. As a writer,

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