Tag Archives: Writing

Terry Pratchett, RIP

Terry Pratchett, a kind man and wonderful writer, died this morning. He had been diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s in 2007.

Why is his death, the death of a white, male satirist and fantasy writer, worthy of note on a feminist blog? More than one reason, but let me begin with his books about witches. Continue reading

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Maya Angelou open thread

Dr. Maya Angelou has passed away at age 86. As posts and tributes become available, I’ll link them here. Feel free to add your own links and comments below. Continue reading

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Medicating the muse

Read on for a self-indulgent blather about mental illness, medication, creativity, and a little bit of self pity. Or don’t. Whatever. Potentially triggery for bipolar II. Continue reading

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