Posts Tagged: LGBT

Links: Tuesday, February 18th

Links: Tuesday, February 18th

February 18, 2014 Links 5

Finger splints that look like elegant pieces of jewelry All things queer and wonderful – New Adult author Leah Raeder talks about growing up as an out bi woman and how she wants to see the genre branch out more. I want to see more queerness in New Adult. I… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, February 6th

Links: Thursday, February 6th

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Saved From The Paper Drive – A collection of pulp novel covers. African American Romance: My Take, Your Thoughts by La-Tessa Montgomery – This post reminded me of the discussions we had here around the Multicultural Romance Roundtable post. How many white readers who participated and said they want more… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, February 1st

Links: Saturday, February 1st

February 1, 2014 Links 8

Cats Taking Selfies Has Romance Fiction Been Struck by Lightning? A conversation with author Cecilia Tan – Normally I skip over author interviews in my feed reader, because they’re usually wicked boring, but Pamela of Badass Romance asks really good questions and Tan gives some interesting answers. Cecilia Tan: Let… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, January 28th

Links: Tuesday, January 28th

January 28, 2014 Links 3

The Missing Tudors: black people in 16th-century England Dear James Delingpole: You Are The Problem – Meadows takes on some disgusting columnist who wrote a blindingly sexist article for a UK newspaper about gendered toy marketing. His ignorance is especially troubling in light of this BBC article reporting that the… Read more »

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Covet Thy Neighbor by L.A. Witt

Covet Thy Neighbor by L.A. Witt

January 27, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 7

In one of my links posts last week, I mentioned wanting to read a romance featuring a religious or atheist character where there was no conversion narrative. That caught the attention of Riptide editor Sarah Frantz, whom I’ve talked to on Twitter for years, and she offered me a copy… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, January 21st

Links: Tuesday, January 21st

January 21, 2014 Links 2

The mighty hunter A note on historical romance sales in print – Courtney Milan breaks out some hard sales figures to speak about how Harlequin doesn’t have a record of successfully selling historical romance in print and how “China-set historicals don’t sell” is not the best conclusion to draw from… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, January 18th

Links: Saturday, January 18th

January 18, 2014 Links 4

Parents at the Gap – Cute parents are cute. Writing Reality – Author Ruthie Knox has an interesting take on where the pressure comes from to write romance one way or another. I’m starting to wonder if I should be following more editors and seeing what they Tweet about. It… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, January 11th

Links: Saturday, January 11th

January 11, 2014 Links 1

This Guy Used A Groupon To Give His Kitten A Photo Shoot At J.C. Penney And Oh My God It’s Amazing – As advertised. Must I take the High Road? A rant in the making. – Like I said on Twitter: I am all about heroines getting angry and not… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, January 9th

Links: Thursday, January 9th

January 9, 2014 Links 1

Guest Post and Giveaway: Solace Ames on Asian Sex Symbols and BDSM – Unf. The Bechdel Test Sets the Bar Too Low. Let’s Write a New One. – The article quotes figures showing that the movies that passed the Bechdel had much higher sales than those that didn’t. Movie execs… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, January 2nd

Links: Thursday, January 2nd

January 2, 2014 Links 4

Soviet Postcards – If you like mid-century illustration, this site has some great stuff. All the Pretty Women – Foz Meadows takes on our obsession with beautiful women who don’t know they’re beautiful and how incredibly limiting it is for portrayals of women. And so, in turn, we impose these… Read more »

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