Doctor Who, Writing Female Characters, and Equality.

Jodie Whittaker in 13th Doctor announcement photo

On the one hand, I can’t believe we need to have this discussion of how to write female protagonists and balance. On the other, since clearly we do need it, let’s have it. With the announcement of the 13th Doctor as a female regeneration, the internet slightly exploded. I was… Continue reading

Japanese Chocolate and Japanese Fiction

Tales of the Sunrise Lands cover, with print of Susanoo and the Yamata no Orochi
This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Chocolate.

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Chocolate.This is the first in a new series of posts, and I don’t know how many there will be, on chocolate. Because chocolate. My intention is to share some unusual chocolate thing and tell you why it’s remarkable.   Continue reading

We Won! A Video Snippet and New Anthologies

SonOfAWitch! anthology cover showing witch legs crashing into tree

So, as you may have heard, my war unicorns Nova & Reaver won the Equus Battle Royal. While I totally played it cool, inside I was doing a Snoopy dance and singing something like this: So, I’d promised that if Nova & Reaver went all the way, I would read… Continue reading