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Writing gender

When you set out to write a novel or short story, do you find yourself naturally writing a male protagonist? What about peripheral characters, do you unconsciously refer to them as he? Gender is an inescapable part of character development. An author must choose what gender to make their characters …

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Gender inequality in ‘best of’ lists

Welcome to the brand new podcast, Breaking the Glass Slipper. There are so many wonderful women writers of science fiction, fantasy, and horror but they are often overlooked. We ask why gender inequality continues to pervade best of lists and where the bottleneck may lie. If you’re interested in any …

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