Posts Tagged: Racism

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: Monday, July 28th

Links: Monday, July 28th

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Samba in a mechanical leg Sexualized Saturdays: Queer Stories are Tragic Stories – Renae Jones tweeted this earlier and said “This is why I like the idea of lesbian romance.” HEA is a powerful thing. Popular media is making teensy tiny strides in queer representation, but it’s still light years… 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: Monday, July 21st

Links: Monday, July 21st

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Twinkle Toes: Bookish Shoes for Literary Feet Romance covers … what’s wrong with them – Author Joanna Bourne wrote this a while ago but I just saw it today and it’s still relevant, sadly. Now let us look at Historical Romance, 32 romance books, shall we? These are all well-regarded… 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: Wednesday, July 9th

Links: Wednesday, July 9th

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Assistance dogs: How to spot them Rainbow Rowell Does Romance With A Subversive (Read: Realistic) Twist – Here’s what I don’t get: How effective is it to market something as a romance (but not)? Don’t you turn off romance fans by implying the genre they enjoy and therefore their taste… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, June 24th

Links: Tuesday, June 24th

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20 Yard Sale Signs That Are Advertising Gold Robin Thicke and the Dynamics of Abuse – This post could easily describe a substantial portion of romance’s “alpha” heroes. Seeing this behavior written by a real live man actively pressuring a real woman to reunite with him makes it a lot… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, June 19th

Links: Thursday, June 19th

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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

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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

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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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