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Disability History Month: Juggling Spoons – The Art of Creating With Disability by Lorraine Wilson

I don’t know if you’re familiar with the concept of ‘spoons’ to describe living with disabling illness, so I’m going to start with a wee story. In 2003, Christine Miserandino was having lunch with a friend, who asked what life was like living with chronic illness (read her essay here). Christine proceeded to hijack spoons

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Disability History Month: Dyscalculia in Yoon Ha Lee’s THE MACHINERIES OF EMPIRES by S.L. Dove Cooper

    In some ways, representation is a funny thing because it depends so much on our expectations and our desires to be seen. I’m both asexual and dyscalculic. I grew up both without explicit representation for these, but also without words. Even had there been representation I wouldn’t have known to look for it,

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NaNoWriMo’s Young Writers Program: A Conversation with Marya Brennan

We know how busy everyone must be this NaNoWriMo – creating and developing your own novels is no easy task. But NaNoWriMo has many writers’ niches and pep talks designed to aid the aspiring author. And today Glasgow 2024 is delighted to shine a light on perhaps the greatest of these tools, NaNoWriMo’s Young Writers

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Scottish Castles in Sci-Fi and Fantasy: Duart and Dunnottar

The November edition of our Scottish Castles series beckons, and this second entry in the series focuses on two castles with long associations with vampires and monsters. Though maybe not the most frequently portrayed or well-known examples in sci-fi and fantasy, both Duart and Dunnottar Castles have left their mark in fiction as well as

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Meet Your Committee: Nicholas Whyte – Division Head for WSFS

Once again Glasgow 2024 is delighted to bring you a special Meet the Committee post. This week, you’re introduced to Nicholas Whyte, who is Division Head for the World Science Fiction Society, and Guest of Honour at Eastercon: Reclamation in 2022. Nicholas is originally from Northern Ireland, but has been working in Brussels since 1999

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