Links: Saturday, October 19th

Links: Saturday, October 19th

October 19, 2013 Links 3

Emotional Rollercoaster Abortion in Romance: A Closer Look – Abortion in romance seems to be a hot topic lately. Jessica takes an in-depth look at a Harlequin Medical romance and what it says about women who choose to end a… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, October 17th

Links: Thursday, October 17th

October 17, 2013 Links 2

Christian Louboutin’s ‘nude’ shoes reclaim the word for non-white skin The Dreaded DNF: 10 Things That Make Me Close a Book for Good – I liked the post, but the best stuff is in the comments. This one in particular… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, October 15th

Links: Tuesday, October 15th

October 15, 2013 Links 0

American Indian Group Puts the Racism of Some Sports Logos Into Context SFF in Conversation: Beyond Violence – This conversation about “grimdark” fantasy seems to mirror trends we’re seeing in “extreme” romance. So let’s call it gritty fantasy for now,… Read more »

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Jack The Ripper, Skirt Flipper

Jack The Ripper, Skirt Flipper

October 13, 2013 Opinion 24

While we’re busy not shaming each other’s kinks I’d like to talk about each other’s triggers. The rape fantasy has largely left mainstream genre romance but a new trope has risen to take it’s place, that of the abusive hero…. Read more »

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Links: Saturday, October 12

Links: Saturday, October 12

October 12, 2013 Links 1

This Is Not Porn – I’ve lost hours to this collection of lesser-known images of celebrities. In Defense of the Amateur Review – Authors who call for more professional reviewing or for some sort of standards miss a crucial element… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, October 10th

Links: Thursday, October 10th

October 10, 2013 Links 2

This needs to be the cover of a romance novel. Pride and prejudice: Scotland’s complicated black history – Hat tip to Laura Vivanco for this link. May it breed plot bunnies. Black History Month has been held annually in the… Read more »

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