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Monday Reading

It’s still just about Monday, right? Just a quick one this week since the weekend was busy, the students are back, and I’m ready to collapse into a heap. It’s probably obvious that I’ve been going through Uncanny‘s nonfiction archives when … Continue reading

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Monday Reading

Currently sitting in the university cafe waiting for my Welsh class to start, having mistakenly convinced myself it was an hour earlier than it actually is (and has been for the last five years…). D’oh. This is an old post, … Continue reading

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Monday Reading

Hello from wet, windy, and thoroughly autumnal Wales. Here’s what I’ve been reading this week: Cecilia Tan’s wonderful essay on “show, don’t tell” at Uncanny magazine: The power to “show, not tell” stemmed from the writing for an audience that shared so … Continue reading

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Monday Reading

Summer’s over, and already it’s cold enough I’ve had the fire on most of the day. Here’s what’s been keeping me entertained, if not warm, this weekend: I’m sure we’re all sick of Joss Whedon by now, so I apologise … Continue reading

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(Not) Monday Reading

I got a little derailed by the bank holiday this week, and that was lucky, because two of these only popped up today: Here’s Magen Cubed on X-Men and queer community. X-Men was never about powers or superheroes. X-Men was always … Continue reading

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Monday Reading

I’m thinking of doing a weekly post, linking to a couple of things I’ve been reading online. Mostly for myself (not that I don’t love and cherish all four of my readers) but if you’ve read any of the below … Continue reading

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What I Did at Nine Worlds 2017

This time last year, I got my first experience of Nine Worlds, a ‘geekfest’—AKA, a SF/F, film, TV, gaming, comic, book, cosplay, fandom, and all-sorts-of-other-things extravaganza that takes place yearly in London. It left me simultaneously invigorated and knackered, and … Continue reading

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