Five questions with C. B. Lyall

Five questions with C. B. Lyall

We caught up with author C. B. Lyall, whose novel The Virus of Beauty poses some interesting questions about power dynamics in our image-conscious society. The way someone looks directly influencing their level of power is intriguing and echoes the media’s...
Five questions with Vicki Jarrett

Five questions with Vicki Jarrett

We’re delighted to be joined this week by Vicki Jarrett, author of the eerie and imaginative Always North, out now from Unsung Stories, which has just won its second consecutive British Fantasy Award for Best Independent Press! Read on for a fascinating...
Five questions with Heather Rose Jones

Five questions with Heather Rose Jones

We talked to Heather Rose Jones about the eternal popularity of Regency novels, what magic can bring to a historical narrative and how class, gender and sexual identity intersect in women’s stories. The Regency is a popular historical setting for writers. What...
Disney Princes

Disney Princes

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSPreviously on Breaking the Glass Slipper we have covered Disney princesses. This time we thought we would turn our attention to the men. But we’re a podcast about women! So why spend an entire episode...
Trinities with Jen Williams

Trinities with Jen Williams

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSFrom ancient mythology and religious texts to Star Trek and Harry Potter, trinities – or trios – have always been a common motif. Why is the power of three so potent and what tropes do we tend to see?  To...