Date: 2012-03-06 11:12 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] renay
I am not sure the data I compiled would show that information that certain blogs favor certain female writers. I didn't analyze the data, though, because that would have been a comedy of errors, so may be wrong on that score.

We'd have to have a longer sample to say one way or another (two to three years, perhaps, which I considered back in December, before I re-found my sense of self-care). But I don't disagree, as I've read plenty of blogs over the years where it felt like the same women being featured constantly, even when new women writers were entering the scene and writing interesting work of the same type. Women and men both get afraid to step outside of comfort zones, even literary ones, until it becomes a habit to never step outside of them. I know I do it, too.

I feel like I read that same blog, with that same "I only read about dudes" statement. It sure does feel familiar, though I can't be sure. I'm also just as sure if I did, I immediately unfollowed them.
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