Hey sickos! Here’s what the most dangerous woman in speculative fiction has been up to in the month of November 2021!
I made an appearance on Connecticut NPR’s Colin McEnroe Show to talk about punctuation. I released a new Rite Gud episode with Kurt Schiller in which we examine the Sad Puppies fiasco that scandalized the Hugo Awards a couple of years back, plus a bonus Rite Gud episode for Patreon subscribers about Patrick Süskind’s strange, stinky novel Perfume: The Story of a Murderer.
And we are a mere nine subscribers away from a bonus episode on Marian Engel’s Bear, an award-winning Canadian novel about a woman who falls in love with a bear. Will you help us reach our goal?
Coming up in the near future, I’ve got a new Rite Gud about feminist fairy tales on December 2 at Kittysneezes, an essay about imposter syndrome, and a delightfully nasty piece of flash fiction called “The Empath” in upcoming issues of Blood Knife.
For this month’s recommendations, here’s an introductory guide to indie publishing, a new Citations Needed about how fatness became synonymous with evil in pop culture, a very NSFW new myth by the World’s Greatest Writer, a high-proof rundown of the Hugo Awards short fiction nominees at Podside Picnic, and the prettiest song about murder I’ve heard in a long time.
See you next month!