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There are times when Queen Shulamit doesn’t really mind being gluten-intolerant!

Shulamit and her bodyguard Captain Rivka are characters from The Second Mango (sequel due out July 2014!) drawn here on commission by casually-draws-dorks. Advertisements

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Have a dragon Valentine!

The Second Mango‘s warrior woman Rivka being lovingly admired by a certain dragon. Get the eBook package for $4.79 during the publisher’s 20% off sale — now through Sunday — using the coupon code LOVE Artwork by Rebecca Schauer, who … Continue reading

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Ten years!

Today marks ten years since the beginning of the in-person portion of my relationship with my spouse. We met on the internet — through creative writing, actually — and spent most of a year talking on the phone before meeting … Continue reading

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Your flame lights mine (queer female couple celebrating Chanukah)

Happy Chanukah from Shulamit and Aviva, and from their creator, Shira Glassman. (Characters are from The Second Mango, a fantasy novel with an all-Jewish cast, drawn here by Ceili Braidwood and inked by Jane Dominguez.) 11/29/2013 only: get 25% off the … Continue reading

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Roundtable discussion: Interactions between female characters in fiction and their effect on real-life relationships between women

The Bechdel test is a simple test that determines whether or not a movie is giving equal time to women’s interactions with other women. Is there more than one woman in the movie? Do they talk to each other? About something … Continue reading

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I’m interested in hearing from women

…who feel that sexism has contributed to their food allergies being dismissed, mocked, assumed to be a ploy for attention, hypochondria, or in any other way treated with unwarranted skepticism. This is in relation to my novel The Second Mango, … Continue reading

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Shirt featuring Shulamit, Rivka, and Dragon from The Second Mango

The shirt is $32.95 on Zazzle and features art by Erika Hammerschmidt and Jane Dominguez and characters created by Shira Glassman for the novel The Second Mango. This particular shirt runs small, so look at the sizing chart and be … Continue reading

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