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Coming Soon, spring edition

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Here’s what we have in store for you for the spring. Stay tuned!

Award-winning author Geonn Cannon’s next book releases March 1. You won’t want to miss this Clare Lance story!

Monarch, by Geonn Cannon - releases March 1

Claire Lance once had a knack for finding trouble while on the run from the law. Now, years after settling down, trouble has found her.

Claire and her wife, Jodie, have been settled for six years in the quiet Washington island town of...

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To cancel or not to cancel?

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There’s been a lot across social media about She-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named and her ongoing trans-antagonistic words and behaviors. I wanted to wait until some of the initial fury had passed to write this. (My fury, not other people’s.) The pause has given me some time to think about some bigger issues, like whether we can really separate the art from the artist and if there’s a widespread problem with “cancel culture."

First, can we enjoy a book or a film or a piece of music independently from the person who created it? That depends...

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What If We Do Wait?

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Recently, I shared the above meme. The text of the main point reads:

i really like the advice "write marginalized characters but don’t write about marginalization unless you experience it"
absolutely i think cis people should expand their horizons and write trans characters, but they shouldn’t write stories about being trans. likewise I think allistic/NT authors should write about autistic characters! but not stories about being autistic.
represent us. absolutely. but don’t tell our stories. let us do that.

Some people took this to mean hetero-washing or...

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The After School Special

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If you are like me and grew up in the 1970s, 80s, and early 90s in the US, you probably remember the ABC After School Specials. If not, or if for some reason you were entirely unaware of this phenomenon (which spread to multiple other networks), here’s what Wikipedia says:

The American Broadcasting Company coined the term after school special in 1972 with a series of made-for-television movies, usually...

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