Posts Tagged: Diversity in Fiction

Links: Saturday, March 22nd

Links: Saturday, March 22nd

March 22, 2014 Links 0

Pounce Harmful Communication: The “I Love You” Defense – Now this is a post I want every romance author to read. If the characters are arguing about something and the defense boils down to “I love you, and I was… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, March 20th

Links: Thursday, March 20th

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These Photos Are Challenging Notions of What an American Indian Really Looks Like You Don’t Complete Me – I don’t know what to make of this post, honestly. While I agree that it’s strange to tell a couple that they… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, March 18th

Links: Tuesday, March 18th

March 18, 2014 Links 2

17 of the Most Amazing Treehouses From Around The World Where Are the People of Color in Children’s Books? – Walter Dean Myers writes about how not seeing himself represented in fiction affected him as a child, why he writes… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, March 13th

Links: Thursday, March 13th

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Toronto, 24 hours apart. PSA: Authors, Write Books, Not War – I don’t know what to make of this Heidi Cullinan post. On the one hand, she’s correct that nothing you do online is private and can and will be… 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… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, March 8th

Links: Saturday, March 8th

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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… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, March 4th

Links: Tuesday, March 4th

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Verily I say unto ye The Girl Myth in YA Fiction (And Beyond) – Kelly Jensen talks about the ways gender influences how readers talk about book characters. We talk at lengths, however, about female characters’ likability. And it’s a… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, March 1st

Links: Saturday, March 1st

March 1, 2014 Links 4

Caturday is no laughing matter. Romance 101: Can romance novels turn non-readers into booklovers? – One of my favorite bloggers is Pamela/Badass Romance and this interview with her friend @RomanceProf Jessie Matthews, who teaches an undergraduate course on romance, is… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, February 27th

Links: Thursday, February 27th

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Fashion in 14th century Mosul (Iraq): a new exhibition at the Courtauld Gallery All the Sporty Ladies: Female Athletes in Romance Novels – Does what it says on the tin. I’m all about athletic heroines. Give them to me. But… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, February 25th

Links: Tuesday, February 25th

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Young People Swap Clothes With Grandparents And Parents A Rape Survivor on Writing “Non-Con” – Belleau writes a powerful meditation on being someone who’s experienced rape and writing non-con erotica. As someone who’s experienced sexual assault and reads non-con erotica,… Read more »

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