Girls With Glasses

Alyssa Cole
Book recs, cool things, general nerdery.
Created 03 Jan 2020
  • GWG Quickie: Birthday Book Drive
    12 Aug 2021 • 1 min read
    Book Drive for the Women’s Prison Book Project Hi! I wanted to send out a short newsletter to tell you about my birthday book drive with the Women’s Prison Book Project and Black Garnet Books! I’d bee...
  • June 2021 Romance Rx and more!
    29 Jun 2021 • 7 min read
    Alyssalaneous How to Find A Princess was reviewed in the New York Times! “Bitingly funny…Cole makes virtuoso use of the familiar rhythms of a romance arc. Joyful and absolutely perfect.” And by NPR! T...
  • How To Find A Princess is Now Available!
    30 May 2021 • 3 min read
    How To Find A Princess How To Find A Princess is finally here! First, I’d just like to thank everyone who has liked, boosted, and shared posts about the book’s release, and those who have reached out ...
  • How To Find A Princess: Upcoming Event and Excerpt
    07 May 2021 • 8 min read
    I’ve been pretty lax on the newsletter front—I started the draft of this newsletter LAST DECEMBER! I did manage to send out a historical fantasy short story in February, so if you missed lady blacksmi...
  • Short Story: Of Fur And Fer
    26 Feb 2021 • 17 min read • 10 8
    Hi! I’ve been holding off on sending this story out while waiting for some news to drop, but since a watched pot never boils, I decided to send out the story alone without the rest of the Girls With G...
  • How To Find A Cover Reveal
    19 Oct 2020 • 9 min read • 5 0
    Alyssa’s Emo Journal Well, well, a lot has happened since last we met, Lunettes. My debut thriller, When No One Is Watching, dropped and September 1st and became an instant USA Today, New York Times, ...
  • Jazz Hands for July
    31 Jul 2020 • 11 min read • 6 1
    Alyssa’s Emo Journal I wrote a whole thing about how murder hornets ate my missing newsletters for May and June and I fought them for this July one, and also about time travel and memory and injustice...
  • Coping, Comfort, And That Other C Word
    03 Apr 2020 • 7 min read • 9 0
    GWGPOD #1: Science, Motorcycle Girl Gangs, and Epidemics - An Interview with Science Journalist Amy Maxmen Until just a few years ago, I worked full-time in science editing. I spent 12 years immersed ...
  • Field Guide to Confinement
    20 Mar 2020 • 7 min read • 9 0
    Alyssa’s Emo Journal Dear Lunettes, Life is scary. It seems that with every social media refresh some new terror is upon us. One of the realizations that’s really hit home for me over the last couple ...
  • An Overabundance of F*cks
    10 Feb 2020 • 14 min read • 10 0
    Alyssa’s Emo Journal The last few years have been off. I think most of us can agree on that, though everyone likely has different contributing factors as to why, in addition to the world being a trash...
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