Writing as a career with Sarah Pinborough

Writing as a career with Sarah Pinborough

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS There is more to mastering writing than sentences, plots, and character. Writers must also think about the genre they are writing in, the audience they are writing for, and what medium their final piece...
Five questions with Alyssa Wees

Five questions with Alyssa Wees

At Breaking the Glass Slipper, we love YA with a speculative twist. We have previously had Frances Hardinge on the show to discuss the merits of the genre, in an attempt to shake off all the genre haters. Today on the blog we have a debut YA fantasy author, Alyssa...
Five questions with Arkady Martine

Five questions with Arkady Martine

I like to keep an eye on the ‘best new’ lists that do the rounds at the beginning of every month, highlighting some of the titles hitting shelves. One book, in particular, caught my eyes recently, A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine. A space opera...
The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS Here at Breaking the Glass Slipper, we love the 1987 film The Princess Bride. I mean, who doesn’t? It is endlessly quotable, tongue-in-cheek, and full of great characters. Unfortunately, only a...
Five questions with Katharine Duckett

Five questions with Katharine Duckett

Most of us have read our fair share of classics, be it at school or later in life. While these texts in the literary canon are well worth reading, they don’t always live up to our modern morality or ideas of equality. A common problem with classic texts is the...