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November Open Thread

November Open Thread

November 2, 2014 Open Thread 6

*tap* *tap* *tap* Is this thing on? Happy first of the month! Here’s what we read in October: Read a book with a marginalized character you want to recommend? Run across a terrible portrayal you want to warn others to… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, October 28th

Links: Tuesday, October 28th

October 28, 2014 Links 0

Ridley is out today as we all try to remember why we took this hobby up in the first place. An Insider’s View On Ableist Language – I disagree with just about everything in this Dear Author post but others… Read more »

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Links: Safer Blogging Edition

Links: Safer Blogging Edition

October 24, 2014 Links 4

In the wake of the past week’s Halestrom, I saw a number of people say they were afraid to keep blogging or reviewing. As I’m someone who’s been doxxed by an author and knows of at least two hate sites… Read more »

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#HaleNo Reviewing Blackout

#HaleNo Reviewing Blackout

October 22, 2014 Uncategorized 3

We here at LITM are choosing to join the reviewing blackout bloggers have organized as a reaction to Kathleen Hale’s stalking. From now until October 27th we’ll only be posting links posts and maybe an essay. This might seem like… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, October 21st

Links: Tuesday, October 21st

October 21, 2014 Links 0

Today’s Links: Why I trunked my novel – A white author who lived in Bangkok explains why they decided to scrap their Thai-set novel after seeing how people praised it as “exotic intrigue.” Regardless of my good intentions and how… Read more »

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Links: Kathleen Hale Edition

Links: Kathleen Hale Edition

October 19, 2014 Links 4

Today’s Links: ‘Am I being catfished?’ An author confronts her number one online critic – First things first, here’s Hale’s post in the Guardian where she admits to stalking a Goodreads reviewer for months before renting a car to drive… Read more »

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A Billion-Dollar Affair by Karen Valby

A Billion-Dollar Affair by Karen Valby

October 17, 2014 Opinion 6

This morning my Twitter timeline was full of excitement about Entertainment Weekly‘s multi-page coverage of the romance genre. Over breakfast I made myself a bingo / drinking game card. Over lunch I decided I’d be too inebriated to finish my day…. Read more »

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