Just discovered the Lit Witches’ Coven Book Club. Fantastic resource for clever women writers. Great for fans of Shirley Jackson, a “writer’s writer.” Hurrah!
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It never fails: whenever I mention that movies and filmmaking are one of my hobbies, this question always follows: “Oh! What kinds of movies do you like?” My answer is always the same: “You know, all kinds… action… comedy… horror…” Occasionally, though, when I mention the horror genre, the conversation shifts in tone. 931 more words
February, in case you hadn’t heard, has been designated Women In Horror month, and even though I gotta admit I’m kinda longing for a future where female horror writers will be so commonplace that it will be unnecessary to even remark upon them, I do feel like we vagina-havers still need our own month for now. 840 more words
In some ways it may seem too easy, but when I think of women in horror, I always start with Ellen Datlow. There are many historic greats (Mary Shelley, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Shirley Jackson) and fantastic contemporary authors (Sarah Pinborough, Caitlin R. 256 more words