Tag: The Guardian
Recently, I attended a panel discussion of local writers on something entirely unrelated when one of them said something that confirmed a suspicion I already had. He said that an editor had actually asked him to shove 10,000 more words into his manuscript. Apparently, long books look more substantial on bookstore shelves, so I guess it…
Subvert the dominant paradigm: link roundup
Here’s a roundup of online reading I’ve been doing lately around issues fo diversity, gender equality, and culture change. Enjoy! Why gender equality is good for everyone — a very interesting TED talk by Michael Kimmel. Twofer from the New York Times this Sunday — when can women stop looking perfect? (hint: now) and it’s payback time…
Margaret Atwood: we are double-plus unfree
Our governments now treat us like cattle – governed by fear, we have surrendered too many of our hard-won freedoms. It’s time to recapture the territory we’ve ceded Source: Margaret Atwood: we are double-plus unfree | Books | The Guardian Margaret Atwood is one of my personal heroes.