Historical Romance and Queerness as Up For Debate

I recently joined the RWA despite knowing full well it wouldn’t necessarily be a place I’d be welcome. I’m a queer writer of queer stories—including romance—and seeing some forward motion in the organization made me think perhaps it was time. Or at the very least, it was time enough to try and get involved, rather … Continue reading Historical Romance and Queerness as Up For Debate

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#PrideMonth — What’s the Opposite of Queer?

Pride Month is here, and in the last five days I've already seen more than a few references to who Pride is or isn't for. A few of those references I can agree with (say, for example, agreeing that Pride is not for empowered organizations who carry guns and wear uniforms). But then the other … Continue reading #PrideMonth — What’s the Opposite of Queer?

#PrideReads Day One – A Queer Novel I’d Like to See Written

Edit: I'm dropping out of this theme for the month. The short reason is this: It's hurting and excluding people I wanted to include in the first place, and that's not okay. I thought I could patch-job. I can't. The longer reason is: The original idea happened super-quickly. It jumped from brainstorming to being posted without any … Continue reading #PrideReads Day One – A Queer Novel I’d Like to See Written