Every year or two, someone writes another article about a genre that women have just now entered, which used to be the province of male writers. Usually it’s some form of science fiction. Lately it’s been fantasy, especially epic fantasy (which strikes me with fierce irony, because I remember when fantasy was pink and squishy […]Read More From Dark to Dark: Yes, Women Have Always Written Space Opera
It seems that I’ve been hearing an awful lot about pulp fiction, especially pulp sci-fi, recently! All of a sudden it’s like everyone’s talking about it! As I’ve mentioned, I’m doing some writing for the Tales of the Stellar Deep RPG, which is clearly rooted in pulp sci-fi and horror. All of a sudden people […]Read More Is Pulp Fiction Making a Comeback?
…I apparently read a lot of outstanding books over the course of the year and simply could not pick a top ten list! More than twenty of the 56 that Goodreads tells me I read (my goal was 50,) I gave a rating of five stars to. And choosing which ones stayed with me the most between […]Read More I Tried to List the Top Ten Books I Read in 2016, But…
Web of the Witch World by Andre Norton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Read for the Women of Genre Fiction Challenge. I think I really like Andre Norton. This is only the second book of hers that I’ve read, the second of the classic Witch World series. I really love what she’s done here […]Read More Book Review: Web of the Witch World by Andre Norton
Witch World by Andre Norton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Read for the Women of Genre Fiction Reading Challenge and the Second Best Reading Challenge (for sci-fi/fantasy books that were nominated for awards but did not win). Anne McCaffrey, C.J. Cherryh, and Andre Norton – the forgotten triumvirate of women who moulded the science […]Read More Book Review: Witch World by Andre Norton