Review of Delusions of Gender: Here Comes the Science Bit

This article originally appeared in Fat Quarter on 16 November 2010. I’d only read the introduction to Dr Cordelia Fine’s book Delusions of Gender (Icon) when I found myself listing people I wanted to make read it at gunpoint: the list began with two exes, and the boss that wouldn’t shake hands with women, but … Continue reading Review of Delusions of Gender: Here Comes the Science Bit

Pleasant, if slightly patronising how-to guide

So, it's Nanowrimo and we're all weeping at typewriters: time to tackle some of those juicy (and often bought-but-ignored) books on how to write. I'm starting with this one because it was recommended by a well-meaning relative. Writing Down the Bones by Natalie Goldberg If you're about to take your first steps as a writer, … Continue reading Pleasant, if slightly patronising how-to guide