I read this article recently, an answer to a question on Quora: What do fiction authors get wrong when writing LGBTQ+ characters? Aside from the fact that the response is one long advert for this person’s book, it doesn’t really answer the question. Instead, it’s a long list of ways that the novel’s LGBTQ+ people are cheating on each other and who the story “represents.”
It stood out to me that the majority of the person’s story seems to be about love triangles and/or cheating....
It’s still summer, and we’re still socially distancing. What better way to relax with a friend than reading the same book? There’s still time to find your next great read.
The Practical Mage’s Guide to Magic and Mayhem, by Dan Ackerman
(Side note: I loved this one myself, and I highly recommend it!)
“Ackerman once again does an amazing job building their universe while at the same time telling an incredibly compelling story and having characters that are fully realized and who feel like real people. While I would never spoil any part...
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While we’re still in this phase of social distancing, isolation, and quarantine, we all need things to keep our minds occupied. To that end, here are Supposed Crimes’ fabulous April and May books.
First, if you’re in the mood for futuristic heroes and villains, you can check out Agent Phoenix by Christopher Michael Carter. There are a lot of fight scenes, so go into this with your battle armor on.
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It’s that time of year again, when we talk about one of my favorite things: LGBTQIA+ people proudly owning who we are. This is a particularly meaningful year as we commemorate the 50th anniversary of the riots at the Stonewall.
This month, we’re featuring a range of books with main characters who identify all across the rainbow:
In honor of the release of her latest novel, We Three: One and One and One Makes Three, we chatted with Lara Zielinsky about the book, writing, and life in general.
Is there a character in your work you feel especially connected to? Why?
My girlfriend Lisa (yes the same one I co-dedicated the story to) asked me this same question when I sent her the submission draft of We Three for her opinion before I submitted to publishers. Because of the situation, a married...