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11 Jun

I’ve been trying to restrain myself from reblogging C.D.’s posts because otherwise I’d just reblog 95% of what she writes, which seems a little silly. So instead I will tell you to GO READ HER BLOG ALREADY, starting with this post which describes a childhood eerily similar to my own.

Culturally Disoriented

[This post is a companion piece of sorts to my “How Power Rangers Made Me a Feminist” post, although you don’t need to have read that post to read this one. In the Power Rangers post, I discussed how sexism in TV shows had a negative effect on me growing up, while in this post, I discuss how the awesome books I read when I was a kid had a good effect on me as I grew up. You see, I don’t hate everything! Just the terrible stuff]

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I never wanted to be a boy.

And it turns out, that’s somewhat of an unusual experience.

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Back during my finals season (*shudder*), a series of interrelated blog posts penned by female speculative fiction authors went up. First it was Stina Leicht. Then Kate Elliot. Then Kirstyn McDermott. and N.K. Jemisin. There are probably…

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Posted by on 11.6.2012 in Life

 

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  1. C.D.

    14.6.2012 at 3:39 pm

    You spent your childhood burying barbies in the backyard (wow, alliteration) and practicing side kicks against the family oak tree? I thought that was just me!
    On a more serious note: thank you. I really appreciate it. In a gooey appreciative way (I don’t know what that means either. I’m seriously undercaffeinated right now).

     
    • Myriad

      14.6.2012 at 6:47 pm

      You are very welcome. And I appreciate the gooey appreciative-ness in a gooey way. Help, now I’m stuck to the keyboard!

       

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