Since I think I'm rather good at writing sex, and I have seen people ask for tips (just the tips, just to see how it feels) on how to write sex, I thought I'd share my personal guidelines. Please note this is just how I write and you are free to do your own thing! It works for me and might work for you, or might not. You do you.
The topic of cis-straight women writing M/M romance blew up recently, and I had some thoughts I wanted to share on the subject. While I'm not a queer man and would not presume to speak for that community, I do know the experience of being in a minority that gets excluded from content about themselves, … Continue reading When Cis-Hetero Women Write M/M Romance
Antisemitism, like any other form of bigotry, flourishes in the demonization of the "other". When all you see is a harmful stereotype, it's easier to forget that someone is human.
Write a full person. That's it, that's the trick.
Drawing on the stories of the past is nothing new. Fairytales, legends, folktales, and mythologies have their hands in many stories across a variety of genres. Dracula, a personal favorite, has been adapted a thousand times and has come to practically define vampires in fiction ever since its creation. Beauty and the Beast has been … Continue reading Adapting Mythology – How I’ve Used ‘Telephone’ to Enhance Characters