Posts Tagged: Diversity in Fiction

Links: Thursday, December 11th

Links: Thursday, December 11th

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Today’s Links: Dear Book World: Stop Making Excuses For Your Race Problem – A needed call for editors and other decisionmakers to put up or shut up on diversifying their lineups. The time for talk has passed. I understand, from… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, November 20th

Links: Thursday, November 20th

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Today’s Links: Daniel Handler, Racist Jokes, and the Disclaimer – No one should have to grit their teeth and endure casual racism while accepting a major book award. Last night the African-American author Jacqueline Woodson won the National Book Award… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, November 18th

Links: Tuesday, November 18th

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Today’s Links: 25 Erotica Lit Tropes That Need to Die – So, I found this listicle on Cosmo totally spot on and amusing, but not everyone agrees. (I’m right, though. ;-) 1. Women climax on demand. “Come for me [insert… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, November 11th

Links: Tuesday, November 11th

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Today’s Links: In Loving Color: Diversity in Romance Publishing, 2014 – This post was pretty good… until Super Ally Suzanne Brockmann was quoted at length. Alisha Rai made a Storify of her and other WOC authors’ reactions to the post…. Read more »

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Links: Thursday, November 6th

Links: Thursday, November 6th

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Today’s Links: Another child – In light of recent discussions about the tone of criticism in social justice critiques, the way the media is treating the murder of Jordan McCabe is a reminder that we’re talking about attitudes that get… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, October 21st

Links: Tuesday, October 21st

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Today’s Links: Why I trunked my novel – A white author who lived in Bangkok explains why they decided to scrap their Thai-set novel after seeing how people praised it as “exotic intrigue.” Regardless of my good intentions and how… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, October 16th

Links: Thursday, October 16th

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Today’s Links: Everything Wrong With What John Grisham Said – There’s not much for me to add to this. Grisham said some reeeeeeealy messed up shit about childhood sexual assault and was vaguely racist about it to boot. Content Note:… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, October 14th

Links: Tuesday, October 14th

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Today’s Links: “There’s not much interest in F/F.” Wait…what? – f/f author Andi Marquette talks about how “there’s no market for f/f romance” is both untrue and unfairly limiting. I’d also argue that it lets people off easy for marginalizing… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, October 2nd

Links: Thursday, October 2nd

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Today’s Links: The Quick and Dirty History of Erotic Romance – Wendy the Superlibrarian has an awesome post today about erotic romance in the days before Ellora’s Cave and the internet as we know it today. The rise of erotic… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, September 30th

Links: Tuesday, September 30th

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Today’s Links: Tuesday Talk-Time- Romance Sans Frontières – Shoma Narayanan talks about writing and reading romance as an Indian woman. So – romance in different cultures. It’s something I’ve thought about a lot in the last three years, ever since… Read more »

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