Author Teresa Frohock is doing an interesting experiment on her blog for the sake of gender politics: she has asked several SFF authors who you might know to contribute writing samples to her website under pseudonyms. Then she is asking people to vote on whether they think the segment was written by a man or a woman.
But it’s also a contest! If you guess right, you’re entered to win awesome books! And though it’s not quite scientific, it is an interesting step in trying to understand or subconscious assumptions where gender is concerned. Check out the first sample here and cast a vote!
Stubby the Rocket is deeply curious to know whether you think a man or a woman wrote this post.