[BOOKS] ✪ We Have Always Fought ✬ Kameron Hurley – Playutopia.us

We Have Always Fought Collected Essays On Writing Craft, Publishing, Marketing, Publicity, Fandom And Celebrity On The Internet We Have Always Fought Is The Title Of The First Blog Post To Be Nominated For A Hugo Award, And Is Included In This Collection.

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    Somewhat intimidating to be leaving the first written review on something People other than me might actually read it But I like to leave future me notes on why I gave a rating, so here goesPowerful Hurley has a knack for eloquently speaking truths So often I read these essays and said Yes, This This needed to be said The highlight of this collection is the fabulous, Hugo nominated, We have Always Fought , a piece that should be universal required reading for anyone who consumes or Somewhat intimidating to be leaving the first written review on something People other than me might actually read it But I like to leave future me notes on why I gave a rating, so here goesPowerful Hurley has a knack for eloquently speaking truths So often I read these essays and said Yes, This This needed to be said The highlight of this collection is the fabulous, Hugo nominated, We have Always Fought , a piece that should be universal required reading for anyone who consumes or produces media entertainment of any sort But it s not just that essay everyone needs to read, it s In Defense of Unlikeable Women , it s Die Hard, Hataera, and Problematic Pin Ups A Rant , and muchSo much good stuff here.Man...


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    Review of the first blog post We Have Always Fought , which I read for free online here Kameron Hurley is what my life needs Imagine your heart growing three sizes and your face leaking like the Grinch and you don t know w...


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    This is a great collection of essays, and on the strength of it, Kameron Hurley s getting my Hugo vote for sure In fact, brb, I m going to do that bit of my vote now.There So yeah, reading this, I was wondering how I missed some of these Some, like We Have Always Fought Challenging the Women, Cattle and Slaves Narrative and Hurley s post on the Hugos, got shared a lot so I did see them,...


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    A great collection of essays by an author who is not afraid to be provocative and intense, both when it comes to the subject of writing and living as an author, and ongeneral themes like racism, sexism, inequality and representation.Closing the book is the Hugo winning essay that gives the name to the collection and let me tell you, it s a well deserved award We Have Always Fought explores the dangers of the fake narrative that keeps erasing women and other cultural minorities fro...


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    A thought provoking and well written read.Especially good for me, being a male, well employed, healthy, middle aged science fiction fan It never hurts to at least try to understand points of view other than that of your ownI am disappointed, though not that surp...


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    This is an important book and I m very, very glad that the title essay won a Hugo It s not only well deserved, it also signals better days to come for science fiction and fantasy and its readers.I expected to love this book, as it s intensely feminist, sharply analytical and says things that need to be said I did agree with almost all Hurley s points However, I had, surprisingly, some issues with the writing A book based on blog posts is likely to be somewhat repetitive and I didn t mind the This is an important book and I m very, very glad that the title essay won a Hugo It s not only well deserved, it also signals better days to come for science fiction and fantasy and its readers.I expected to love this book, as it s intensely feminist, sharply analytical and says things that need to be said I did agree with almost all Hurley s points However, I h...


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    This is a wonderful, often angry, series of essays mostly originally published as blog posts I read it because of the title, award winning, essay, which I had previously read, and found deeply moving It reminded me of the need to continue to fight injustice, not that I really needed remin...


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    For me, Hurley is at her strongest when writing about social justice I love the title chapter, I love the discussion of True Detective, and I love the chapter about rage not existing in a vacuum She loses me...


  9. says:

    Such a thought provoking set of essays, many of the points raised will stay with me It s writers like KH that make me want to be better at all this life stuff To stand for something.

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