Posts Tagged: SFF

Links: Tuesday, September 23rd

Links: Tuesday, September 23rd

September 23, 2014 Links 3

Today’s Links: Love and Sex in the Dark Future by Angelia Sparrow – Sparrow has a quick post here talking about love, sex and romantic relationships in dystopian worlds. Romance is all about transformation though the power of love. But what happens when love bumps its nose against control, against… Read more »

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Links: Wednesday, July 23rd

Links: Wednesday, July 23rd

July 23, 2014 Links 0

Famous Cats Of Pop Culture Recreated With LEGO Pieces Authenticity in Romance; or, The Land of 10,000 Dukes – This discussion about dukes and other tropes that have come to dominate certain sub-genres gives me feelings, but I can’t quite articulate what exactly. Emma Barry has some interesting observations about… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, July 5th

Links: Saturday, July 5th

July 5, 2014 Links 0

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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Links: Thursday, May 29th

Links: Thursday, May 29th

May 29, 2014 Links 0

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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Out of the Box by Audra North

Out of the Box by Audra North

May 7, 2014 Erotica, Reviews, Science Fiction 0

In the “Civilized” future, there is no war, no violence, no cruelty… No love. Juris is a Feeler, his emotions too strong to be controlled by the chip in his brain. If he can’t keep his flashes of feeling—joy, anger, lust—boxed up, he’ll be Terminated. Lidian is a spy from… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, March 11th

Links: Tuesday, March 11th

March 11, 2014 Links 2

F/F Books with WOC Characters/Protagonists Abundant Reading – Liz’s post on book buying, the TBR pile and long books really resonated with me. I’m guilty of pretty much everything she mentions. Most of my reader friends know that the effect of too many books TBR can be the feeling that… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, March 8th

Links: Saturday, March 8th

March 8, 2014 Links 0

Cat has no time for your nonsense on this Caturday morning. Love, color, and blindness – It seems like a bunch of “love is blind” posts made the rounds recently, and Sunita weighs in with where they fall down for her. Color doesn’t play the same role in every person’s… Read more »

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My No-Time-To-Read-To-Be-Read List

My No-Time-To-Read-To-Be-Read List

February 28, 2014 Opinion 4

First, I’d like to say thank you to Ridley and Meoskop for going along with this. You rock! When we started this party in the margins, I had more time to read, mostly because my life was kinda sorta in shambles and when you can’t leave the couch, reading is… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, February 11th

Links: Tuesday, February 11th

February 11, 2014 Links 1

Butt wiggle cat gif Sex and intimacy – Author Joanna Chambers writes about sex scenes and the roles they play in romance. That’s not to say that I need the sexual content of a novel to be a huge and graphic element of the narrative – I absolutely don’t. One… Read more »

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