Posts Tagged: Diversity in Fiction

Links: Friday, July 18th

Links: Friday, July 18th

July 18, 2014 Links 6

The perfect reaction gif for your files. This Month in Multicultural Romance – Alyssa Cole is at Romance at Random with mini-reviews for a half-dozen novellas that feature POC protagonists. Just about everyone I know has been crazy busy lately…. Read more »

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Links: Wednesday, July 16th

Links: Wednesday, July 16th

July 16, 2014 Links 3

On Illustrating Asian Characters Why Race Matters When We Write – Nancy Arroyo Ruffin is at For Harriet talking about how an author’s race is anything but irrelevant when she sits down to tell a story. Not talking about race… Read more »

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Links: Monday, July 14th

Links: Monday, July 14th

July 14, 2014 Links 1

Always Be Squinching And Other Tricks From A Portrait Photographer The Problem With Buzzfeed Books – Ceilidh goes in on BuzzFeed Books and why it disappoints her. I’m pretty bored with the whole site, myself. Buzzfeed has massive influence over… Read more »

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Links: Friday, July 11th

Links: Friday, July 11th

July 11, 2014 Links 5

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… 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… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, July 3rd

Links: Thursday, July 3rd

July 3, 2014 Links 2

Team USA Goalie Tim Howard Goes Viral: All the Best Memes ACT NOW: Keep “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” on summer reading lists – A school board in Delaware recently voted to remove this YA about a young lesbian coming… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, June 24th

Links: Tuesday, June 24th

June 24, 2014 Links 9

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… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, June 21st

Links: Saturday, June 21st

June 21, 2014 Links 3

Cat Shaming Only Spinning Forward: On the Commercial Viability of LGBTQ Literature – What I know about trends in general fiction could fill a thimble but this article completely ignoring romance seemed to weaken its argument pretty significantly. Aside from… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, June 7th

Links: Saturday, June 7th

June 7, 2014 Links 4

Artifact from the secret cabinets of Catherine the Great. (Allegedly. I can’t find a source.) Criminals and Heartbreakers – Brie compares her reactions to a contemporary romance with a violent hero and a paranormal with a violent hero and wonders… Read more »

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Why We Need A Black Mad Men

Why We Need A Black Mad Men

May 11, 2014 Opinion 7

Mad Men is a brilliant show about whiteness. Much in the same way George R.R. Martin considers rape historically accurate in a show about dragons, Matthew Weiner considers the near invisibility of minorities historically accurate in a show about American advertising…. Read more »

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