You can poke fun at the couple’s foibles, and you can put them in awkward situations, but you can’t make light of love itself. Crazy Rich Asians takes love seriously – that’s why it worked for me.
Karin Kallmaker’s Writer Brain and Editor Brain duke it out for supremacy, then a real editor shows up.
Heidi Cullinan nails The Mary Sue for a lazy, unresearched, hetero-only smear piece on romance writing.
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?
In which Karin Kallmaker answers Jowita Bydlowska’s (“Confessions of a Failed Romance Writer”) breathtaking disrespect of romance writers and readers. There is cursing.
My take on the “What We Actually Do” meme for Romance Writers. The art displayed is either public domain or licensed for non-commercial use. Creative Commons SSA-BY Copyright.
Seems to me that what we do with our hearts and bodies is why we don’t have equal civil rights
Interview with Robert Jaquay at MyQmunity about lesbian romance and what it means to readers, and the publication of Above Temptation.
Thanks to the organization of Jake Anderson-Minshall, the LGFBAT will be reading at two libraries in the next couple of months.
The Lesbian Genre Fiction Bay Area Tour (LGFBAT) had its first event at Swizzle! This monthly open mic event is held at gallery Femina Potens in the Castro.
Interview of Karin Kallmaker for The L-Word Literature by Lynne Jamneck