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itsnotjustpms: I’d like to title this stream “Dear Geek Guys” - if you don’t like women in geek culture, get out because it’s not yours. Also, a well-read woman will ALWAYS school you when you try to act the misogynist so go sit down… and read a book written by a woman.I’m not sure if the autobiography portion is correct though. I know there was a Korean woman who wrote a diary that was published…not sure if it counts as autobiography though, perhaps memoir? : Just remember. There is no such thing as a fake geek girl. There are only fake geek boys. Science fiction was invented by a womarn. Specifically a teenage girl. You know, someone who would be a part of the demographic that some of these violently rejecting boys are foxsan Isaac Asimov. simOnbaz yo mary shelley wrote frankenstein in 1818 and isaac asimov was born in 1920 so you kinda get my point divinedorothy If you want to push it back even further Margaret Cavendish, the duchess of Newcastle (1623-1673) wrote The Blazing World in 1666, about a young woman wheo discovers a Utopian world that can only be accessed via the North Pole- oft credited as one of the first scifi novels Women have always been at the forefront of literature, the first novel (what we would consider a novel in modern terms) was written by a woman (Lady Muraskai's the Tale of Genji in the early 1000s) take your snide "Isaac Asimov reblogs and stick it even in terms of male scifi authors, asimov was predated by Jules Verne, HG Wells, George Orwell, you could have even cited Poe or Jonathan Swift has a case but Asimov? PbbBFFTTBBBTBTTBBTBTTT so desperate to discredit the idea of Mary Shelly as the mother of modern science fiction you didn't even do a frickin google search For Shame validcriticism And if you want to go back even further, the first named, identified author in history was Enheduanna of Akkad, a Sumerian high priestess. gunthatshootsennui Kinda funny, considering this Isaac Asimov quote on the subject: Mary Shelley was the first to make use of a new finding of science which she advanced further to a logical extreme, and it is that which makes Frankenstein the first true science fiction story Even Isaac Asimov ain't having none of your shit, not even posthumously touchofgrey37 You know what else was invented by women? Masked vigilantes, the precursor to the modern superhero. Baroness Emma Orczy wrote The Scarlet Pimpernel in 1905. The character would later inspire better known masked vigilantes such as Zorro and Batman. Got that? Stick that in your international pipe and smoke it la-knight I have literally been telling people this for over a year the first extended prose piece- ie a not, as many male scholars will shout, Don Quixote (1605) but The Tale of Genji (1008) written by a woman novel, was thepsychicclam The first autobiography ever written in English is also attributed to a woman, The Book of Margery Kempe (1430s). itsnotjustpms: I’d like to title this stream “Dear Geek Guys” - if you don’t like women in geek culture, get out because it’s not yours. Also, a well-read woman will ALWAYS school you when you try to act the misogynist so go sit down… and read a book written by a woman.I’m not sure if the autobiography portion is correct though. I know there was a Korean woman who wrote a diary that was published…not sure if it counts as autobiography though, perhaps memoir? 
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land-of-birds-and-comics: Donald Duck Goes To Group Therapy For His Debilitating Executive Dysfunction And It’s Just Played Completely Straight For Like Four Pages Like What: Where should I start? Do something despite your laziness! It can be something small! Alright. I'll be there. See you tomorrow! We'll meet again tomorrow. Swing by and tell us what you've achieved Courage, Donald. You can speak freely. The next evening... H-hello. e+ Any success? Well... I, uh... No need for shame, Donald. We're all in the Well, unfortunately I slept through the morning, and, uh, the afternoon, too. That's alright, Donald. Our agreement only required you to get something done. Did you? Sure, I did. There you go! I knew you wouldnt disappoint us! Well done! My bedroom door was squeaking! During my nap, it bothered me so much that I got up and oiled it. Hear, hear! Not a bad debut! Surely you'll surprise us with another small victory tomorrow. Alright. I'll do my best. I. And so, at the next meeting... And what did you do today, Donald? I gathered all my willpower and mowed the lawn. Fantastic! It took unspeakable effort and sacrifice, but today I managed to turn the TV off at nine and go to bed early And from then on Donald makes sure to achieve something every day, and every day, he regains a bit of control over his life... KLICK The next morning, I saw the sunrise for the first time in years! land-of-birds-and-comics: Donald Duck Goes To Group Therapy For His Debilitating Executive Dysfunction And It’s Just Played Completely Straight For Like Four Pages Like What

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