Monthly Archives: August 2013

The plea for diversity in fiction in the meta-narrative of “The Second Mango” There’s a big contrast between the main setting of my novel and the four-chapter flashback into the secondary protagonist’s backstory. In some ways, it’s the difference between … Continue reading

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Top 2 Bottom Reviews interviewed me about my novel “The Second Mango” My writing flourishes I can’t find what I want out of the fiction that already exists. My writing flourishes when I enjoy the hell out of something but … Continue reading

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Guest post on BA Tortuga’s blog about my book, “The Second Mango” I write because I love to make up new things. When I love something, I want to roll around in it, and writing is the best way I … Continue reading

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A fantasy novel with a gluten intolerant heroine? […]because her world lacks the technology and medical advances to understand digestive disorders, her father and his court are left to muddle through with typical pre-gunpowder-era medical cluelessness. She’s royalty, so poison … Continue reading

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Guest post on Alex Beecroft’s blog about The Second Mango I also wanted to give voice to the idea that it’s not just “rescuing yourself” that could flavor fairy tales with feminism, because sometimes everyone needs a little rescuing, but … Continue reading

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Today in the Comfy Chair – Shira Glassman

Today in the Comfy Chair – Shira Glassman Elin Gregory interviewed me on her blog. I got to talk about what I think makes a good villain, why I decided to write fantasy instead of contemporary fiction, and who I’d … Continue reading

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Book release: “The Second Mango”, by Shira Glassman (feminist fantasy/adventure)

For months you’ve been hearing me talk about my novel “about a gay woman, a straight woman, and a dragon”. Well, now, here they are! The book is out! Queen Shulamit never expected to inherit the throne of the tropical … Continue reading

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