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Weekly Wrap-Up: Week of March 12, 2018

by Anna O’Brien

Congratulations on surviving the Ides of March and making it to St. Patrick’s Day! Whether you’re into green beer or green martians, we’ve got your wrap-up of this past week’s blogs right here, right now, all in one convenient place. On Monday, we interviewed Issue 033 author Brittany Pladek about her story “Notes from an […]

Just one tale…

by Jennifer Lyn Parsons

Terai looked at him strangely. “You are an odd man,” she remarked at last. “I am a crow,” Nawat said without thinking. I read Nawat by Tamora Pierce late one night, in the wee hours. I had napped earlier in the evening and between that earlier sleep and the meds I was taking to rid […]

Assigning and Licensing Your Copyrights

by Jacqui Lipton

What’s the difference between assigning your copyright and licensing it? While they sound like they might mean the same thing, they’re actually quite different legally speaking. And before I go on, my usual disclaimer applies: Nothing written here is intended as formal legal advice and folks who need help with particular issues should consult an […]

Weekly Wrap-Up: Week of March 5, 2018

by Anna O’Brien

Happy Women’s History Month, dear readers! Here at LSQ we love to celebrate women, both historical and well, living :) Here’s a run-down of the fantastic posts we featured on the LSQ blog this week, all written by fabulous female authors. Bright and early Monday morning, the LSQ blog started something new: a monthly news […]

A Woman’s Roll

by Beth McCabe

My daughter Mikah has Dungeons and Dragons in her DNA. On Valentine’s Day, 1980, an elf named Terra Coriander met a cleric called Hwong (“high in wisdom, low in intelligence”). A few years later their corporeal bodies, aka my husband Kevin and I, spawned our very own future Dungeon Master. Mikah shared some thoughts about […]

To Wakanda and Beyond

by Jen Gheller

When you think about fantasy worlds, what comes to mind? For me, it’s Narnia, Middle Earth, the wizarding world, and Alagaësia. These worlds are abundant with dragons, elves, orcs, and talking animals, but they lack a major feature: people of color. Maybe some of them have a few token non-white characters, but it’s hard to […]