Dorothy Allison and Hannah Gadsby have something in common. I saw the connection, after preparing to present the Trailblazer Award to Allison at #GCLS2018. My thoughts and the presentation are included in this blog.
It’s okay to be gay as long as you are invisible – true then. True now. Which is why reading Joan Nestle is as important today as it has ever been.
Heidi Cullinan nails The Mary Sue for a lazy, unresearched, hetero-only smear piece on romance writing.
Our feeds are full of ire about men who don’t get it. A lot of men do, so I’m sharing just such a case, with my own comments as someone who markets without apology to a specific audience.
To a blog title that says romance novels are “primed” to make an impact on society, I would add “yet again.” Applauding the “new” wave of romance writing.
Stupid, silly, trashy, sappy… It’s “just” a romance after all. How about we stop shaming our readers and our own work?
When anyone suggested women should be permitted to do something…
Imagine for a moment that you’re filling out an application for a credit card and it asks for contact information for your father, your brother or your husband, one of whom must sign the application before you’ll be considered.