Author Archives: Arinn

About Arinn

Author, Game Developer, Anthropologist, Feminist, reformed Supervillainess.

Your Black Friend

In the course of my reading for the Woke As Fuck Club this year, I’ve picked up a few titles that are not really in the wheelhouse of the club. Ben Passmore’s brief and poignant Your Black Friend is a single-issue … Continue reading

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Vaginomicon

Just a quick note to say that I’ll be getting together with some fabulous women to read some of my fiction for Women In Horror Month, this coming Sunday. Local friends and fans–don’t miss it! Vaginomicon: The Vagina Monsterlogues February 12, … Continue reading

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Imperial Ghosts

Some kind words from Deep Magic, who published my story “Imperial Ghosts” in the December 2016 issue of the magazine. Get your copy here: http://amzn.to/2gpTov0

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Ms Marvel: No Normal

I’ve been working this week on catch-up reading, piling through the works of G. Willow Wilson–in addition to a lot of her earlier works, I’m also having a look at her most popular series, Ms. Marvel. Kamala Khan, the new … Continue reading

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Your Disposable Fat Friend

As I mentioned earlier, I started a Book Club on Facebook. I’m currently re-reading the work of Silvia Moreno-Garcia, including her debut novel Signal To Noise. The second paperback edition of the book came out in 2016, with a pretty … Continue reading

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Eye Cups

One of the fans on the Kerberos forums brought up an interesting topic today: “What’s your favorite good luck charm?” As an archaeologist and anthropologist, this is an incredibly tough question. I find fetishes, amulets and apotropaic objects REALLY fascinating, … Continue reading

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A Cheat Sheet For Playing God

Wonder what I’ll be doing on my birthday this year? Spending it at a convention! And not just any convention, but a really cool one, where you get to have lots of intimate interaction with your fellow attendees–including the guest … Continue reading

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Race Is A Construct

“Race is a construct.”   Yes, yes it is.   Race is a construct, like religion, gender, and national borders are constructs.   People will happily kill you over a construct. Show me a national border which is not defended … Continue reading

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Carrie Fisher, RIP

My current favorite picture of Carrie Fisher. She looks and feels so much like my mother in this picture that it makes my heart go squish. I honestly don’t know how to process her death. I think I first saw … Continue reading

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Fuck 2016

I have vastly different levels of reaction to various celebrity deaths. For me, the worst reactions this year were to the sudden deaths of crime writer Michelle McNamara (Patton Oswalt’s wife) and the actors Carrie Fischer and Anton Yelchin, both … Continue reading

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