Category Archives: Gender Divive in Writing

Congratulations to the RORees

Margo and I are doing the ‘Happy Dance’. Our books have both been shortlisted for the Hemming Award. ‘The Norma K. Hemming Award marks excellence in the exploration of themes of race, gender, sexuality, class and disability’. The judges had some lovely things … Continue reading

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YA Books for Girls, where does that leave Boys?

Lara Morgan, author of the Rosie Black Chronciles is visiting ROR.     Take it away, Lara. These days it seems that whenever you look in the YA section of bookshops the titles that smack you in the eye first … Continue reading

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Is Fantasy a bit of a Boy’s Club?

The Gender Divide – Does it exist in fantasy or is it our perception that it exists, that creates it? I started last week answering interview questions from Marc at Fantasy Faction (see interview here). Marc introduces the interview with: … Continue reading

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