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Putting Politics into Space Opera: My Novel Border Crosser and the Current Unpleasantness – A guest article from author Tom Doyle
10 Amazing SFF Books By Women – An article by me, guest published on DZAMarie.com
10 Amazing Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books by Women You Need on Your Bookshelf – A guest article from Christina Marie
On SFF, Gender and Expanding Boundaries – Ruminations on who I read and why I read them.
The Shelf Life Of Secret History During Interesting Times – A guest Article from author Tom Doyle
Writing Fiction in a Time of Genuine Crisis – A guest article from author Patrick S. Tomlinson
An Interview with Tanya Huff – On the subject of the Confederacy Novels and some fan geeking out on my part.
Novel and Interesting Magic Systems, Part 2 – Yet more fiction with interesting Magic Systems.
Novel and Interesting magic Systems Part 1 – Fantasy Fiction with interesting Magic Systems.
Top Five 2015 Books of the Year – My top five list of books read in 2015 published in 2015
Top Five Non-2015 Books of the Year – My top five list of books read in 2015 not published in 2015
The Forgotten Realms – A six-part series of Forgotten Realms reviews evaluating the influence of the setting on Fantasy.
Ranking, Rating and Reviewing – Some thoughts and advice for fellow reviewers.
Five Ways to Never End Your Story – A list of supremely frustrating story-ending tropes.
‘A Memory of Light’ A Triumph of the Will? – Meditations on the ending of The Wheel Of Time. SPOILERS
Meanwhile, Over There – Thoughts on shared-world fiction, and the best way to approach it.
The Broken Empire Trilogy: A Retrospective – Thoughts on Mark Lawrence’s ‘The Broken Empire Trilogy.

Reading Lists
2010 Reading List
2011 Reading List
2012 Reading List
2013 Reading List
2014 Reading List
2015 Reading List
2016 Reading List
2017 Reading List
2018 Reading List [Incomplete]
[2019 Reading List Completely Lost]