Posts Tagged: Feminism

Links: Saturday, June 21st

Links: Saturday, June 21st

June 21, 2014 Links 3

Cat Shaming Only Spinning Forward: On the Commercial Viability of LGBTQ Literature – What I know about trends in general fiction could fill a thimble but this article completely ignoring romance seemed to weaken its argument pretty significantly. Aside from sucking generally, this dismissal of LGBTQ artwork has personal resonance… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, June 19th

Links: Thursday, June 19th

June 19, 2014 Links 1

A bad idea no one can resist. Gendered Violence, Annotated – Olivia Waite read through a writing guide and was horrified at the prevalence of violence against women offered as great examples of ways to add drama to your writing. James Scott Bell, the author of Revisions and Self-Editing, is… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, June 17th

Links: Tuesday, June 17th

June 17, 2014 Links 3

Ubisoft Refused To Talk To Me About Women Women writing m/m, yada yada, redux, etc. – I’m putting this here but I don’t agree that the authors writing the books are irrelevant. m/m is a genre run, edited, written and read mostly by women, largely straight women, and I don’t… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, June 14th

June 14, 2014 Links 1

Dear Kitten An Interview with Farrah Rochon – Smart Bitches hosts a podcast interview with LITM favorite Farrah Rochon. Good stuff. At RT, Sarah sat down with Farrah Rochon about her contemporary romance writing, her experience both self publishing and publishing through traditional presses, and about her conversations with writers… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, June 5th

Links: Thursday, June 5th

June 5, 2014 Links 2

Just a guy taking a selfie with a llama in a party hat. Female/female romance – Riptide editor Sarah Frantz weighs in on why f/f isn’t as popular as m/m. I don’t disagree with what she says but it’s more complex than this quick post. (Post has a video of… Read more »

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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

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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: 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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