Posts Tagged: Goodreads

Links: Saturday, November 9th

Links: Saturday, November 9th

November 9, 2013 Links 5

Realistically colorized historical photos make the past seem incredibly real [36 pictures] Time for straight allies to get out of the spotlight in the LGBT sports movement – Spotlight hogging is why “ally” is a dirty word for some people. Patrick Burke has a done a lot of good with… 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, because that’s a more reliable word. Gritty has almost become… 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 of the equation: they don’t get to decide which reviews… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, October 5th

Links: Saturday, October 5th

October 5, 2013 Links 3

Parents of the year. Let’s Read About Sex – This link is for hate reading. Not only does the first writer dub the 1980s “the height of the feminist terror,” the article doesn’t include a single romance or erotica author. Writing about sex can be uniquely powerful — and perilous…. Read more »

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Links: Thursday, October 3rd

Links: Thursday, October 3rd

October 3, 2013 Links 3

How To Be A Professional Author And Decent Human On The Internet – An easy-to-follow multi-step guide to success. Step One 1) Set-up a Google Alert for your name. It is important to know if someone is talking about you or your work on the internet. 2) Make sure you… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, October 1st

Links: Tuesday, October 1st

October 1, 2013 Links 5

Disney princesses dressed as their princes Bad Sex in Romance Novels – This is looking at character-building bad sex, not funny ha-ha, poorly written sex. Good stuff. There comes a time when the flawless pistoning of hips starts to resemble a factory. Failure adds spice and interest, as well as… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, September 28th

Links: Saturday, September 28th

September 28, 2013 Links 5

Simpsons à la real life Personal, Political, Cultural: Parsing the Concept of Author Behavior in Goodreads Policy – When I said “no more Goodreads posts, I swear” I hope none of you believed me. Anytime I say I’m over some sort of drama, I am lying. Besides, this post is… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, September 24th

Links: Tuesday, September 24th

September 24, 2013 Links 0

HOODFEMINISM | Life at the Intersection. – Feminist writers Mikki Kendall and Jamie Nesbitt Golden have launched a new feminist blog, and it looks pretty amazo. Hood Feminism hopes to accomplish what other sites haven’t. We don’t want to talk at folks; we want them to be part of the… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, September 21st

Links: Saturday, September 21st

September 21, 2013 Links 6

So all of book culture has lost its god damned mind and declared it open season on reviewers. The most recent episode is brought to you by Goodreads, who changed their Terms of Service without notice then deleted users’ shelves and reviews. Additionally, they’ve created the following helpful pop-up for… Read more »

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