Author Archives: MJL

About MJL

I write science fiction and sling other memes on the side. Drop a line in comments!

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My Feminist Cyberpunk Trilogy, Back in Print

This is a mirror of my post at my other blog, laurajmixon.com, for fans of my work who don’t follow me there. A bit of fun news. 🙂 _________________ Cybernetic proxy-jocks! Space stations and gas giants! Women—queers—people on the margins—build tech, … Continue reading

Posted in Science Fiction, Selfie | 2 Comments

Thrilling Stevie Tales! Extended Version, Part 1: The Enhanced Intro

Friends! Bubonicon 46ers! Gentlefen! Lend me your eyes! (Eeeew!) As I mentioned in Steve Gould’s Toastmaster introduction for this year’s BuboniCon, I sent out a request for anecdotes of teh Stevester from his many friends, frenemies, enemies, minions, body-snatchers, evil … Continue reading

Posted in Fun, Science Fiction | 1 Comment

Writing in the Margins, or, Patriarch’s Day, Part 4

(Trigger warning: sexual bias, harassment, assault, misogyny.) Foreword: This is the fourth in a series of related posts on sexual abuse and harassment, misogyny, and the science fiction and fantasy community. I think it’s the last, for now. The first … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, NSFW, Race, Science Fiction, Society, Technology | 19 Comments

My Childhood Emotional Abuse, or, Patriarch’s Day, Part 3

(Trigger warning: child emotional abuse.) _______________ Foreword: This is the third in a series of related posts on sexual abuse and harassment, misogyny, and the science fiction and fantasy community. The first post was here (“A Clockwork Clarion”). The second … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, NSFW, Parenting, Science Fiction, Society | 7 Comments

My Childhood Sexual Assault, or, Patriarch’s Day, Part 2

(Trigger warning, in case the title doesn’t make it clear: child sexual assault.) _______________ Foreword: This post is in solidarity with Moira Greyland (daughter of Marion Zimmer Bradley and Walter Breen), Cath Schaff-Stump, and other survivors of childhood abuse and … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, NSFW, Parenting, Science Fiction, Society | 2 Comments