Posts Tagged: SFF

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: Tuesday, January 14th

Links: Tuesday, January 14th

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Picturing freedom: How former slaves used photography to imagine and create their new lives after Emancipation SFF in Conversation: Women Write SFF (Andrea K Höst’s Keeper Bookshelf ) – There seems to be a lot of overlap between romance readers and SFF readers, and lots of people in Romancelandia have… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, December 14th

Links: Saturday, December 14th

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These 2 Kids Have Taken A Photo With Santa For 34 Years. – The last few pictures make the post. Romance writers feel the heat from ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ – Is it me, or did this article have a smarmy, “I can’t believe how vulgar the ladyfolk are these… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, December 7th

Links: Saturday, December 7th

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Accessibility Set – If this gets 10,000 votes, it could become a LEGO product. Pretty neat. (h/t to Willaful, I think.) On Smarm – Tom Scocca asks the question “What is snark a reaction to?” and argues that it’s a reaction to smarm. Anyone interested in the “be nice” kerfluffles… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, December 5th

Links: Thursday, December 5th

December 5, 2013 Links 2

Inappropriate Elf on the Shelf The nominees, if you please: Bad Sex Awards 2013 or When did literariness become synonymous with sterile? – Remittance Girl offers her take on the Bad Sex Awards and lists a number of links to posts about them. Why would anything intended to be erotic… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, November 30th

Links: Saturday, November 30th

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The Masculine Mystique: Custom Suits to Make Transgender and Female Clients Feel Handsome – This NYT article floated across my Facebook feed and I had to share it. An NYC tailor makes suits that fit female bodies without accentuating the feminine. The relief the customers report at looking handsome is… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, November 28th

Links: Thursday, November 28th

November 28, 2013 Links 2

Toco The Cat And His Human: Growing Up Together – An adorable photoset of a toddler and a cat that have been together since they were babies. Goldieblox and the Three MCs – GoldieBlox has since backed down and removed the video, but this was an interesting rundown of the… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, November 14th

Links: Thursday, November 14th

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Found it, Shel Silverstein. In Hookups, Inequality Still Reigns – I meant to add this to Tuesday’s links. Still, I found it interesting how easily everyone seemed to downplay the importance of female orgasm. One woman says she finds making a man orgasm to be empowering, while the man is… 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: Thursday, September 26th

Links: Thursday, September 26th

September 26, 2013 Links 3

Grammar Grumble Mugs – Set of all 6 Why I Write Negative Reviews (Hint: Authors, it’s not all about you) – After all the recent drama, I appreciate the reminder about why we’re in the reviewing “business.” And if my reviews do, somehow, manage to “ruin” the author(s): how is… Read more »

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