Comments on "Anomalous Austen" - Faerye Net 2010-10-23T14:11:47+00:00 Re: Women are still anomalous? 2010-10-23T14:11:47+00:00 2010-10-23T14:11:47+00:00 <p>I’m searching for something more substantive to say in reply than “Arrgh” or “my head hurts”.</p> <p>I’ll say this: This makes me wish I’d paid attention to how many neopros (if not pros) I have heard list Willis as an inspiration. I am pretty sure of one, but I think I’ve heard at least four. Of course, if they’re mostly women then they’re likely blinvisible to anyone capable of making the first assertion. And thus the cycle continues.</p> Felicity Women are still anaomalous? 2010-10-23T13:47:59+00:00 2010-10-23T13:47:59+00:00 <p>The accusations of anomalousness go on. I remember about 10 years ago reading an essay about Connie Willis — I’m not going to remember who wrote it but it was an SF contemporary of about Connie’s age — which said, basically: “Connie’s writing is great, but it doesn’t really matter very much because she doesn’t influence anyone.”</p> <p>I kid you not.</p> Kelly Robson