Cranky Ladies of History, ahoy!

As we all know from, um, watching movies and stuff, timeliness is for losers. Thus, despite being released on International Women's Day, it's only now that I write this blog post on the ridiculously gorgeous anthology Cranky Ladies of History edited by Tansy Rayner Roberts and Tehani Wessely, in which I have a story, 'Little…

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A Lovely Post of Lovely Things

Not, y'know, universally lovely things, though obviously a post of kittens and spaceships would be keen, but lovely things for me, lovely writing related things, which I fully intended to blog about in a more timely fashion but clearly that didn't happen so everything gets thrown in together, like a cake! A delicious, tasty cake…

Ten Great Military Leaders, Probably Cranky Ones

This post is all Boudicca's fault. When reading lists of great female military leaders, Boudicca keeps appearing on them. And when these are usually lists of no more than ten people, I get a wee bit judgey at that. It's not that Boudicca isn't an iconic figure. She is. She, in righteous anger, raised a…