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Feminism and the Freedom to Choose

I am a feminist. Not really a shocker, but let me explain what I mean by that. Feminism is Equality and Freedom Feminism to me is about equality. Equality between women and men, between people of different races and ethnicities, of different religions, of different sexualities and orientations. It’s also about freedom, which ties in … Continue reading “Feminism and the Freedom to Choose”

I Am Outlaw

People have asked if Shea Stevens, the main character in Iron Goddess, is based on me. The answer is, sort of. I’m certainly no mechanic. I didn’t grow up as the daughter of an outlaw biker. And I treat my wife a lot better than Shea treats her girlfriend. But we do both love riding. … Continue reading “I Am Outlaw”

Book Review: Amanda Lester and the Pink Sugar Conspiracy

In her book of the Amanda Lester series, Paula Berinstein provides young readers with an innovative re-imagining of the world of detectives and criminals. I don’t read a lot of middle-grade or young adult books, but I found this one intriguing. The story is set in a world where the famous literary characters like Sherlock … Continue reading “Book Review: Amanda Lester and the Pink Sugar Conspiracy”

Going for the Grit

Recently, I was asked by Barbara Winkes of Word Affair to talk in depth about writing Iron Goddess, and specifically about my main character Shea Stevens.

Recently, I was asked by Barbara Winkes of Word Affair to talk in depth about writing Iron Goddess, and specifically about my main character Shea Stevens.