WorldCon 2019: Dublin

WorldCon 2019: Dublin

WorldCon is now only a few weeks away and we have exciting news! Not only will Lucy and Megan be there in person, but they will also be recording a live episode of Breaking the Glass Slipper! If you want to see us in action – at the live recording or elsewhere, look...
Diversity in video games with Emily Marlow

Diversity in video games with Emily Marlow

How important are video games in showcasing diversity? Can they do it better than other forms of media? Whether ‘diversity’ means eschewing the traditional cis white male protagonist or encountering a broad spectrum of race, gender and relationships, can...
Bonus content: Live at Nine Worlds

Bonus content: Live at Nine Worlds

All three of us were flying the Breaking the Glass Slipper flag at Nine Worlds Geekfest 2017. Each of us were on numerous panels. Being the ‘tech geek’ of the three of us, however, I managed to record the two panels I was on outside of our live podcast...
Where we’ve been in 2016

Where we’ve been in 2016

2016 has been a terrible year in many respects, but over in our corner of the internet, things have been great. This year saw Charlotte Bond, Lucy Hounsom, and I (Megan Leigh) launch Breaking the Glass Slipper… and let me tell you, it’s been a blast. Our...
Writing gender

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...
Interview with Jen Williams

Interview with Jen Williams

This week, host Lucy Hounsom interviews Jen Williams. Jen Williams is the author of The Copper Cat trilogy: The Copper Promise, The Iron Ghost, and The Silver Tide, and is currently working on the first book in a new fantasy series. Along with writer Den Patrick, Jen...