7 - Middle-Aged Women Aren't Coming of Age (with my mom)

This week my mom joins me to talk about middle-aged women protagonists in fantasy and science fiction. With especial focus on Bujold's Cordelia and Ista, we talk about the value of competence, and hooking readers without a coming-of-age story.

Bonus references to the romance genre, Eifelheim, and Ancillary Justice, plus I begin to question whether I've come of age.

The order(s) of Bujold's Vorkosigan sequence

Pop Culture Happy Hour - The Romance Novel Special

The amazing art which inspired me to actually get this project off the ground was created by@etrandem

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Music - Jazzy Ashes by The Underscore Orkestra

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