Yael Goldstein Love: What makes a piece of fiction “women’s fiction”? Does it have to be by a woman, about women, about domestic issues?
Pretty sure it’s the patriarchy.
Female Author Meme | Donna Tartt [1/9 Authors]
I’m like an astronaut or something. I’m really, really out there for a very long time. It’s like a long sea-voyage, or a polar expedition and then you come back to land …
So many people say to me, why don’t you write books faster? And I’ve tried to, just to see if I could. But working that way doesn’t come naturally to me. I would be miserable cranking out a book every three or four years. And if I’m not having fun writing it, people aren’t going to have fun reading it. I don’t want it to be just some little amusement-park ride. I mean, what’s the point of doing that?
The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
If you loved this book (and who didn’t!), then try these…
Fifty years later, "the problem that has no name" has both a name and numbers, but little seems to have changed.
"i wonder how long it would take for anyone to notice if I just stopped talking."
Laurie Halse Anderson, Speak
"Here’s to strong women. May we know them. May we be them. May we raise them."
Day Fourteen: Favourite older female character: Professor Minerva McGonagall
“A little extra wisdom never goes amiss, Potter, but I hardly think it would be much use in this situation!”