She's a man, baby?

I’m not sure what to think about this, but the Gender Genie pegged the first two scenes of my novel AVATAR as written by a man. Go figure.

Target: The Female Niche Market

Yesterday over at my group blog, Writers at Play, we were talking about how marketers sell products to women. Most of the time they (1) make it smaller (there’s a naughty joke there, but I’m not falling for it), (2) make it pink (and another joke I’m not falling for), (3) put rhinestones on it […]

Now We're Superheroes, Ladies

I’m blogging today over at my group blog Writers At Play about the Female Gaze and how advertisers are finally catching onto the kinds of economical clout women have had for a long time. Something the Romance industry is aware of already. Oh, and there’s beefcake too. I figured I should mention that since the […]

8 Ways To Be A Happier Mom

I know that the usual topic here has something to do with science fiction, but since I do sometimes post about feminist issues, I think this is apropos. Earlier today, CNN posted the article “8 Ways To Be A Happier Mom” in conjunction with its content partner Parenting.com. While most of the advice here isn’t […]