Saturday, August 7, 2010

In Which I Am Opinionated

I generally consider myself to be a peaceable person, but a few things make steam come out my ears. At the top of the list: bigotry, sexism, and misogyny.

If you want to peer into my brain for a few minutes - stop by the Book Faery's blog to check out my guest post on sexual double standards in fiction, plus you have the chance to win a Nightshade ARC!

And don't forget to submit your designs for the Wolfsbane cover contest.

5 comments:

  1. I love that picture. I'm a total Buffy fangirl. *runs to read guest post*

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  2. Wow, what a great post over at Book Faery! I agree with everything you said, though you said it much more succinctly and clearly that I would have done. As a former health educator (sexual health and then rape/violence prevention, to be exact) and now as a high school English teacher-in-training, I hope to be able to discuss these issues with my students in the future. I just hope I can do so without getting kicked out of the school system. :)

    Keep up the good work! Now I'm even more excited to read NIGHTSHADE.

    Angela

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  3. That was an excellent guest post. Sometimes women are their own enemies by perpetuating and playing into these double standards. I've always appreciated that Buffy was created by a man. Yay, Joss!

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  4. I will check it out. BTW Love Buffy. :)

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