Posts Categorized: Links

Links: Tuesday, June 3rd

Links: Tuesday, June 3rd

June 3, 2014 Links 4

Tragedy Series The Writing Space and Women’s Voices – I have a few squabbles with it, but this post from Carolyn Jewel pretty neatly encapsulates why I break out the industrial strength side eye for Men Who Want To Talk About Romance. We have all watched men enter the Romance… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, May 31st

Links: Saturday, May 31st

May 31, 2014 Links 2

Cat shaming Eloisa James on Feminism, Sexuality, and Why Romance Novels Are More Than Worthy of Respect – Can we be done with the “here’s a white lady/guy with a phd to tell you that romance is worthwhile” feature article yet? Also not at all down with Eloisa James’ condescension… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, May 29th

Links: Thursday, May 29th

May 29, 2014 Links 0

Stupid Question Writerly Ethos – Emma Barry has a sort of author mission statement post and it all just sounds so pleasant. I am a heroine-centric reader and writer. My heroines tend to be a bit of a mess, but they are all finding their way out of the mess…. Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, May 27th

Links: Tuesday, May 27th

May 27, 2014 Links 1

Europe’s Landscape Is Still Scarred by World War I Romantic Conversations, from Idle to Burning – I feel like a lot of people have been discussing their boredom with romance’s sex scenes lately and I’m right there with them. Pamela’s suggestion of swapping out the commonly used “heat index” for… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, May 24th

Links: Saturday, May 24th

May 24, 2014 Links 2

Cat with a Butterfly “[U]niformly awful and awfully uniform”: how not to engage with genre fiction – Jodi McAlister adds her voice to the “STFU Giraldi” choir and it’s great stuff. But what’s this dismissiveness about? Often, it’s disguised a bit better, but in Giraldi’s piece, it’s clear. It’s the… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, May 22nd

Links: Thursday, May 22nd

May 22, 2014 Links 3

A Trove Of 400,000 Images From The Met That You Can Use For Free 50 Shades of Nonsense – There was yet another awful article published where a Man shared his Manly Thoughts on romance. Natalie breaks it down for our small ladybrains. Giraldi’s article is an absolute textbook example… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, May 20th

Links: Tuesday, May 20th

May 20, 2014 Links 1

Brad Pitt Fails To Attend RT14, Practices His Beer Toss Instead The Backlist Is Not The Back Seat – We’re all completely sick of this one, right? But then I thought, maybe some of our readers are not on Twitter. So from Bibliodaze an explanation of why hyperbole is not… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, May 17th

Links: Saturday, May 17th

May 17, 2014 Links 13

The Prom Draft – The L.A. Times brings us a charming story of a high school where female students are ranked by desirability and male students draw lots for them. One junior, he said, paid $140 for a better draft pick to increase his chances of getting first dibs on… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, May 15th

Links: Thursday, May 15th

May 15, 2014 Links 1

Ridley is off at #RT14 – So I’m up at bat this week. I look forward to reading her experience. RT culture is pretty off putting to me. I’m a killjoy though, so get on with your bad selves! Eat all the things! L’chaim! If you see me struggling with… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, May 13th

Links: Tuesday, May 13th

May 13, 2014 Links 3

MRW my girlfriend asks me what ‘fisting’ is. When the HEA Takes a Village: Community, Connection & Romance Dude Groups (part 1) – Pamela wrote about guy groups in romance and how they create a sense of community. Good stuff as usual. In the hands of a thoughtful and nuanced… Read more »

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