Literary Elly May

Speculative Fictionist. Ink-slave. Kinemortophobe.

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Ricepaper magazine Needs Poetry and Prose for Special Speculative Fiction Issue - Pays up to $250

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Ricepaper, a quarterly Canadian literary magazine published since 1994, has issued a special call to receive submissions for an exclusive Speculative Fiction issue, to be released in December.

This issue will be guest edited by accomplished writers JF Garrard, author of The Undead Sorceress (Dark Helix Press Inc., 2014), and Derwin Mak, co-editor of The Dragon and the Stars (Penguin Group, 2010).

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We live in a society that’s sexist in ways it doesn’t understand. One of the consequences is that men are extremely sensitive to being criticized by women. I think it threatens them in a very primal way, and male privilege makes them feel free to lash out.

This is why women are socialized to carefully dance around these issues, disagreeing with men in an extremely gentle manner. Not because women are nicer creatures than men. But because our very survival can depend on it.

No skin thick enough: The daily harassment of women in the game industry

The whole article sadly hits very close to home.

“Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.”

(via areyha)

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Mega Thump Publishing Needs Sci-Fi/Horror Stories for 2nd Anthology - Pays $20/story

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Mega Thump Publishing has opened submissions to a second anthology called Carnal Horror. Anthologist and horror writer Sawney Hatton wants short stories, serious or humorous, that blend sci-fi and horror together. This anthology will contain a collection of horror tales that employ sex or overt lust as a main theme. (No erotica or paranormal; gore or graphic scenes okay if used as a literary device that adds to the story’s main theme).

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The Iron Throne as described in the novels, officially endorsed by GRRM on his blog as the most accurate artistic representation thus far. By artist Marc Simonetti.

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What the fuck that isn’t safe

No, it’s not. The histories talk about how the throne is cruel to unworthy kings. Jaime would talk about how Aerys Targaryen would constantly be covered in scabs from sitting on the throne carelessly. 

'No man should sit comfortably upon the throne'
It is meant to be an ugly, monstrous beauty. And several times during the books Joffrey cuts himself on throne.

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The Iron Throne as described in the novels, officially endorsed by GRRM on his blog as the most accurate artistic representation thus far. By artist Marc Simonetti.

Oh

What the fuck that isn’t safe

No, it’s not. The histories talk about how the throne is cruel to unworthy kings. Jaime would talk about how Aerys Targaryen would constantly be covered in scabs from sitting on the throne carelessly. 

'No man should sit comfortably upon the throne'

It is meant to be an ugly, monstrous beauty. And several times during the books Joffrey cuts himself on throne.

(Source: jinx-effect, via thinksideways)