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Farewell, heaving bosoms

There’s been discussion on Bluesky lately about how publishing is moving away the traditional hunky shirtless stud-heaving bosom woman romance cover aesthetic—potentially because it is

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A Misfortune of Lake Monsters

Time To Make the Sausage

I don’t talk much about how the sausage is made, publishing-wise. As a long-time hoover-er of books and short stories, who folks are published with

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WriteMentor? Yep.

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]So . . . I’m serving as a mentor this year for #WriteMentor. Woohoo! So, first things first: welcome,

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That white male writers are most often reviewed and wind up winning awards and find themselves on “best of” and “summer reading” lists at places

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Merry Holidays to You!

The story of the Krampus has always tickled me. Krampusnacht has already passed–way back on December 6–but think of the Krampus as Santa’s evil counterpart.

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The Cooties of Girly Books

Yesterday on Huffington Post, there was a feature article about author Maureen Johnson calling for an end to gendered book covers, along with several examples

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