At Tor.com, S.L. Huang writes about the history of writing workshops and its influence on SF/F workshops and writing today. “To those outside the industry, the name “Clarion” might not have much meaning. But to those with aspirations of being a professional SFF author—of joining those like Gaiman—workshops […]
Have you ever wished that on your way to regular old summer camp you’d stumbled across a magic door to a world where you could spend the summer learning magic and making friends as strange and nerdy as yourself? If so (or if not but it sounds fun […]
“While creatives are asking themselves tougher questions when it comes to gender representation in cartoons, they’re often the ones pushing for diversity onscreen at a very high personal cost.” More at Insider.
At Comics Beat, Heidi MacDonald talks about this week’s BookScan chart and the implications for comics. Plus, a lot more. “There is change in the air in comicbookland. It may be more than in the air…it may be in the streams, lakes and landfills, too. Maybe it’s here […]
G. Willow Wilson has a “long comic book” rant that makes some points about Ms. Marvel’s success, “diversity,” the rise of comics directed at young adults, and the direct market in comics in response to Marvel vice president of sales David Gabriel’s recent comments about diversity and Marvel’s […]
At The Village Voice, Mallika Rao writes about Ms. Marvel Kamala Khan and diversity in superhero comics–with a special interview with G. Willow Wilson. “A sixteen-year-old “morph,” or shape-shifter, Khan reboots a series started in the 1960s, offering a kind of girl counterpoint to Captain Marvel. In 2014, […]