Our picks of 2015

Our picks of 2015

2015 will always have a place in the dark hearts of us Killer Women. It was – still is – the year we launched. Starting with our secret salons, we’ve drunk wine, plotted, we’ve laughed. In May we had our launch, and some of us can even remember...

NaNoWriMo (that’s National Not Writing Month)

The language we use to talk about writing under pressure is all fairly ominous. Deadline. The critical path. Drop dead date. Committed . . . But the four words that strike pure terror into my heart are National Novel Writing Month. Every year, NaNoWriMo challenges...

In Which I Fail the Bechdel Test

What has come to be known as the Bechdel Test first appeared in 1985, in Alison Bechdel’s comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For. In order for a film or other work of fiction to pass the test, it must contain the following: (1) At least two female characters, preferably...