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Raena’s Foremothers: Cowboy Bebop

I discovered the space bounty hunter anime Cowboy Bebop at a Japanese pop culture lecture at the Dolby Center in the 90s. The presenter (whose name I’m forgetting now) didn’t play any of the show beyond the intro segment, with … Continue reading

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Broad Universe Party tomorrow!

Tomorrow, on Thursday August 11, Broad Universe is throwing another Facebook party — and I’ll be taking over as hostess at 3:30 EST (12:30 out here on the West Coast).  I’ll be giving away a copy of one of my … Continue reading

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Raena’s Foremothers: Lara Croft

I haven’t done one of these influences essays in a while, but yesterday was the anniversary of turning in the final proofed draft of No More Heroes, so my space opera trilogy is on my mind. My introduction to Lara … Continue reading

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Raena Zacari & Jessica Jones

When I was writing the Templar novels, I didn’t read much beyond magazines and Facebook, because I didn’t want to subconsciously borrow anything from sources that weren’t already in my head. For the same reason, I didn’t watch much that … Continue reading

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Raena’s Foremothers: Martha Allard

One of the things I wanted to look at in The Dangerous Type and its sequels was the idea of female friendship.  I wanted to capture how women change and grow together over the years. The model for the friendship … Continue reading

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