I am a gigantic Dr. Who fan (Tom Baker was my first and favorite until Eccleston and then Tennant and even Smith came along), and ever since (and before) Russell T. Davies stepped down from the post of Writer, Moffat has been writing impressively interesting and dangerous plots with incredible time-travelling plot twists and it’s [...]
I wanted to note here a couple of things about my own relationship to writing about race-oriented power disparities as well as share a portion of a comment I made in a locked LiveJournal community about race and racism.
For details, please see the original post.
So today I am sick but recovering. Got flu symptoms starting Friday afternoon, took today off from work and will return to work and writing (during breaks, etc.) tomorrow.
Anyhow, parts 5-8 of the Tao already shaping up in notes and drafts, but I don’t anticipate finishing 5 today.
Apparently we’re having that discussion again (this link is from 2007, probably around June). Cultural appropriation discussions are very fraught. Start here. Author’s response here, both with many other links available. (I should note that I am one of the author’s friends, but that I know she is strong enough to pick her own battles [...]