Posts Tagged: Diversity in Fiction

Links: Wednesday, August 6th

Links: Wednesday, August 6th

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Two Junior Hockey Players Recreate Movie Posters Every Week On Instagram Romance Novelists Don’t Know What Fisting Is, and It’s Hilarious – This is pure clickbait garbage journalism, but I’m almost amused by the new take on sneering at romance: arguing that writers are using a word wrong and that… Read more »

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Links: Monday, August 4th

Links: Monday, August 4th

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We can’t stop here. This is bat country…. Six MG/YA novels featuring disabled Black protagonists – It’s a short list, but I’m glad to see there’s at least a few books out there with disabled black kids in them. I haven’t found any in romance yet. Unsurprisingly, we’re a fan… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, August 2nd

Links: Saturday, August 2nd

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Samuel Beckett Motivational Cat Posters Dead Lesbians Versus None At All: A Brief History of Lesbian Pulp Fiction. – This post is from March but it’s new to me and a super interesting look at mid-century erotic pulp novels. These novels, cheaply printed and mass produced for sale in places… Read more »

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Links: Wednesday, July 30th

Links: Wednesday, July 30th

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My wife didn’t want to take maternity pictures, so I hired a photographer and took her place… Extended Review: Fit By Rebekah Weatherspoon – Our Rebekah got a glowing review over at RT and I’m going to link to it because I can if I want to and because it… Read more »

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Links: Friday, July 25th

Links: Friday, July 25th

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One of Marvel’s Avengers Turns to Sign Language Award­ winning Romance Editor, Latoya Smith Joins Samhain Publishing as Editorial Director; Launches Two New Lines – My Twitter TL was split on whether separating African-American romances and LGBT romance out into new lines is a step towards increasing their offerings or… Read more »

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Links: Friday, July 18th

Links: Friday, July 18th

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The perfect reaction gif for your files. This Month in Multicultural Romance – Alyssa Cole is at Romance at Random with mini-reviews for a half-dozen novellas that feature POC protagonists. Just about everyone I know has been crazy busy lately. Whether it’s dealing with work, family, weddings, or new additions… Read more »

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Links: Wednesday, July 16th

Links: Wednesday, July 16th

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On Illustrating Asian Characters Why Race Matters When We Write – Nancy Arroyo Ruffin is at For Harriet talking about how an author’s race is anything but irrelevant when she sits down to tell a story. Not talking about race and dismissing the topic altogether is the same as saying… Read more »

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Links: Monday, July 14th

Links: Monday, July 14th

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Always Be Squinching And Other Tricks From A Portrait Photographer The Problem With Buzzfeed Books – Ceilidh goes in on BuzzFeed Books and why it disappoints her. I’m pretty bored with the whole site, myself. Buzzfeed has massive influence over internet discourse, and yet they seem to be taking that… Read more »

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Links: Friday, July 11th

Links: Friday, July 11th

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Trigger Warning: Breakfast Dear School Boards of America: Have a Backbone. Also, Read Books. – I’m sure you’re all going to be quite shocked to hear that school boards rarely read a challenged book before voting to ban it. I know I could hardly believe it. None of the school… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, July 5th

Links: Saturday, July 5th

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War tactics. (9 images) On Sexism and Misogyny in Science Fiction Fantasy – Author Kyoko M is at Black Girl Nerds talking about sexist portrayals of women in SFF film and fiction. The only way to combat sexism and misogyny in our favorite fiction is to simply speak up about… Read more »

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