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Lazy Sunday Reading

By the end of the week I end up with far too many tabs open with articles I’ve half read and want to come back to later. Every now and then, I send myself an email with all the links to clean up my browser. I’m going to start posting them here instead.


What women critics know that men don’t - the gendered politics of critique


Elizabeth Gilbert has a podcast about creativity and noone told me!


As book purchasing behaviour changes, so must publishers’ sales metrics


Gender discrimination in SFF Awards – Lady Business


Nicola Griffith on the Lady Business data (post above): Science Fiction prize data from 1953 to the present


Industry response to the closure of Oyster


7 strategies and 94 tools to help indie authors find readers and reviewers


Protocols for producing Indigenous Australian Writing


Author Cornelia Funke launches own publishing company


Diversity quotas are meritocracy in action -“For centuries, there was a quota for the representation of men in politics. It was 100 per cent.” … “the fact is that if you truly believe in meritocracy, you must also believe in diversity – any other position is prejudice of the most insidious sort.”


Diversity panels I’d like to see


Hard to be a god – Ken Macleod on the politics of SF


Why do so many incompetent men become leaders? - “In my view, the main reason for the uneven management sex ratio is our inability to discern between confidence and competence.”


4 rituals that will make you happy


This is what it would look like to sit on the surface of Pluto


What’s behind the good news declines in US CO2 emissions?


How to market your book after the new release buzz dies down


To stop procrastinating, start by understanding what’s really going on


Criticism of representation in YA is essential


On gender in literature


Literary luminaries: gender and the avant-garde novelist


There’s scientific consensus on guns – and the NRA won’t like it




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