Sure, sex is great, but have you ever taken your bra off after a really long day? Photo by Zun Zun on Pexels.com Who run the world? Girls do, silly! How many times does Beyonce have to say it?? But, if we run the world, then why does it still feel like we’re still doing… Continue reading GIRLS JUST WANNA maybe not have to wear their bra all the time…
Morning telly; the land that time forgot. I won’t go into the whys and wherefores of how I ended up watching it the other day, but let’s just say I was feeling a bit ‘delicate’. Anyway, there I am, second bowl of cheerios in hand when a victim woman is herded out, wearing a brown… Continue reading Why Can’t We Leave Women Alone?
Following on from my piece about Book Snobs, I’ve decided to wade into the murky pool that is ‘Genre’. Genre is what keeps us innocent readers from picking up the wrong kind of book by accident (God forbid), but do we really trust the ‘genre police’ to get it right? Some genres… Continue reading The Wacky World Of Genres
Following a recent discussion with an online book-club (which I am now ripping off for this blog!) the subject of covers reared its’ pretty head. Pretty being the operative word, and a pejorative one in this case. A male reader asked the question, why do publishers insist of giving female authors the kind of covers… Continue reading Women’s Fiction: The Big Cover Up
The Cinderella Complex is defined as an unconscious desire to be taken care of by others. And let’s face it, we all have times in our lives when we feel like that, which is perfectly okay. But pinning all of your hopes on being rescued by someone or something outside of yourself won’t really… Continue reading The Cinderella Complex
Don’t get me wrong, I like pink. And I’m sure there are many men out there who like the colour blue. The problem is what these two colours have come to represent in terms of gender specific marketing, both for adults and more worryingly, children. Buster Books, publisher of colouring books… Continue reading Pink For Girls And Blue For Boys