Imposter Syndrome and the Writing World

| April 3, 2012

Recently, I came across a few posts about Imposter Syndrome. Along with that link, there is a very good personal essay about one woman’s experience with it over on Geek Feminism. The short definition is “Impostor syndrome describes a situation where someone feels like an imposter or fraud because they think that their accomplishments are […]

Women in Urban Fantasy, and Mistreatment Thereof

| March 29, 2012

I love urban fantasy. I have for years. I started out with Mercedes Lackey’s Diana Tregarde series, then discovered Laurell K. Hamilton’s Anita Blake books, and longed for more. For a long while, it just didn’t exist. Annnnnd then it boomed. Unfortunately, there’s a pattern in urban fantasy that I have a huge problem with […]