Posts Tagged: Diversity in Fiction

Links: Tuesday, October 21st

Links: Tuesday, October 21st

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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 much or little justice I did them, it had already… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, October 16th

Links: Thursday, October 16th

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Today’s Links: Everything Wrong With What John Grisham Said – There’s not much for me to add to this. Grisham said some reeeeeeealy messed up shit about childhood sexual assault and was vaguely racist about it to boot. Content Note: This post contains Grisham’s words and his defence of child… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, October 14th

Links: Tuesday, October 14th

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Today’s Links: “There’s not much interest in F/F.” Wait…what? – f/f author Andi Marquette talks about how “there’s no market for f/f romance” is both untrue and unfairly limiting. I’d also argue that it lets people off easy for marginalizing lesbians/bi women. In other words, yes, there is a market… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, October 2nd

Links: Thursday, October 2nd

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Today’s Links: The Quick and Dirty History of Erotic Romance – Wendy the Superlibrarian has an awesome post today about erotic romance in the days before Ellora’s Cave and the internet as we know it today. The rise of erotic romance within the romance sub genre is a fairly complex… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, September 30th

Links: Tuesday, September 30th

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Today’s Links: Tuesday Talk-Time- Romance Sans Frontières – Shoma Narayanan talks about writing and reading romance as an Indian woman. So – romance in different cultures. It’s something I’ve thought about a lot in the last three years, ever since I started writing. My first book was also the first… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, September 23rd

Links: Tuesday, September 23rd

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Today’s Links: Love and Sex in the Dark Future by Angelia Sparrow – Sparrow has a quick post here talking about love, sex and romantic relationships in dystopian worlds. Romance is all about transformation though the power of love. But what happens when love bumps its nose against control, against… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, September 18th

Links: Thursday, September 18th

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Today’s Links: Brave New (Marketing and Promotion) World – Evangeline Holland talks about some of the ways she sees the romance community as having become much more about promo than discussion. A lot of what she writes about is why LITM doesn’t do buy links, giveaways, cover reveals or the… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, September 16th

Links: Tuesday, September 16th

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Today’s Links: A Rough Guide on Where to Find South Asian Lit – Swapna Krishna highlights some books and publishers to check out if you’re looking for South Asian fiction. So, if you’re looking for South Asian novels, where do you go? The surprising answer? Very small, independent, and often… Read more »

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Links: Friday, August 22nd

Links: Friday, August 22nd

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Today’s Links: To Achieve Diversity In Publishing, A Difficult Dialogue Beats Silence – An important post about how white publishing is and how that needs to change if we want to elevate a wider diversity of voices and stories. Last spring, a group calling itself We Need Diverse Books launched… Read more »

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Links: Monday, August 18th

Links: Monday, August 18th

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Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand On the Presumed Heterosexual Cisgender Audience and Writing LGBT Romance – Author E.E. Ottoman wrote a lengthy post about cisgender, heterosexual readers and writers and how they can’t be who dictates the tone of LGBT romance. For instance… Read more »

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