• About S. R. Kriger

    I write SFF, young adult, and middle grade fiction, and I've been known to knock off a play here and there. I'm represented by Bridget Smith of Dunham Literary, Inc. Stick around - who knows what might happen?

    http://www.srkriger.com

    The 4 Biggest Things Improv Taught Me About Writing

    by  • August 14, 2017 • Plays, Writing, You are probably sorry you asked • 0 Comments

    (But first order of business these days: EFF NAZIS. Or better yet, NAZIS CAN GO EFF THEMSELVES. I’m not wasting perfectly good swear-words on proud white supremacist garbage scum.) The older I get, the more convinced I am that one of the most valuable high-school experiences for my professional life was competing at the...

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    Against Gender Roles: 10 So-Called “Girly” Things I Also Like

    by  • July 17, 2017 • You are probably sorry you asked • 0 Comments

    As I’ve said before, gender roles are bullshit. And I feel as strongly as I do about that because I’m a woman who often behaves in ways traditionally designated as masculine and doesn’t behave in others traditionally designated as feminine. Because I’m breaking those norms, my so-called masculine interests are what people notice first...

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    9 Things Making My Life Better So Far Since March (April 2017-June 2017)

    by  • July 3, 2017 • Books, Films, Games, You are probably sorry you asked • 0 Comments

    Whoa-oa, we’re halfway there! Whoa-oa, 50% through 2017! April through June contains both my most and least stressful times of year. End of semester = ton of marking (imagine a Looney-Toons style billion-ton anvil dropping from the sky). May is full of wrap-up-the-term work meetings, half of which I missed this year because both...

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    9 Simple Rules for NOT Doing Good Onsite Writing Research

    by  • June 5, 2017 • Writing, You are probably sorry you asked • 0 Comments

    The manuscript I’m working on involves a few places I’ve never seen except on a TV screen — police stations, courtrooms, and jail cells. Until I started these characters’ stories, I tended to set my fiction in places I was familiar with: high school, parks, fantasy lands that bore striking resemblances to the cottage...

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