Tag: writing

“The Ghost of Worshops Past: How Communism, Conservatism, and the Cold War still molds our path into SFF Writing”

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 […]

“The Unnatural Mother”

Read Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Unnatural Mother” and a lot about Gilman at Library of America. “Meanwhile, back in San Francisco, Charlotte was beginning to realize that her social reputation had doomed her prospects for a living. She later reported that Helen Campbell, her fellow editor on The […]

Fantasia 2022: Convenience Story (Japan, 2022)

The Gutter’s own Carol is reporting back from the Fantasia International Film Festival with a review of Satoshi Miki’s Convenience Story (Japan, 2022): Kato (Narita Ryo) is a screenwriter. You might not have heard of his movies, but he’s reasonably successful. He makes a living, but feels professionally […]