Literary elephantiasis…

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 … Continue reading Literary elephantiasis…

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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 … Continue reading Subvert the dominant paradigm: link roundup