Tag Archives: nomenclatura

The Gradual Vanishing of the Planetary Romance

At File 770, Mike Glyer linked to this list of the “top ten space opera books of all time”, as chosen by the visitors of a site called Discover Sci-Fi. The list is rather idiosyncratic, to say the least, and … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

The Mary Sue Conundrum

Zoe Marriott, Holly Black and Elizabeth Bear all point out how problematic not to mention misogynist the term “Mary Sue” has become of late. I completely agree, because the term “Mary Sue” has become completely overused of late. Partly this … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Writing | Tagged , , , , | 19 Comments