Five questions with K Chess

Five questions with K Chess

Science fiction is incredibly versatile as a genre. It can be used to explore all sorts of different concepts and comment on the world around us. Author K Chess, in her debut novel Famous Men Who Never Lived, uses science fiction to delve into ideas of identity with...
Our favourite heroines

Our favourite heroines

We opened this series of blog posts for Women’s History Month with our favourite villainous women. It’s time to flip the switch and take a look at the good girls. Women can – and should – be the protagonists, the heroes of their own stories. But who are...
Our favourite princesses

Our favourite princesses

In the second of our round-up blogs for Women’s History Month, we turn our attention to princesses. We are sick and tired of princesses who need to be rescued by a far more competent prince. What we want are princesses with personality, drive, and their own...
With a little help from our friends…

With a little help from our friends…

Hello beautiful listeners, Breaking the Glass Slipper is now into its third year (hooray)! We’ve loved exploring the topics which are important to us, learning from guests, being part of the community, and we’re so encouraged by the conversations now taking place...
Five questions with Jordanna Max Brodsky

Five questions with Jordanna Max Brodsky

Mythology has always been close to my heart and I love fantasy that explores traditional mythology in new ways. Jordanna Max Brodsky first set sights on the tales of Ancient Greece with her Olympus Bound trilogy. But her latest novel, The Wolf in the Whale, covers...
Our favourite female villains

Our favourite female villains

What have you always wanted to know about the Breaking the Glass Slipper hosts? Our top 3 villains, princesses, heroes, and side-kicks? We thought so. As part of Women’s History Month, we will be trawling back through all the wonderful female characters we have...