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The Official Playlist for Lions Will Tame Leopards

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I have a new book out, so you know what that means! It’s time to drop the official playlist for Lions Will Tame Leopards, Book 5 in the Flirting with the Zodiac series. It’s really funny: I always procrastinate with these playlist posts. I don’t know why. They’re actually one of the easiest types of post to put together. With the last couple of books, The Bull by His Horns and Main Squeeze, I...

The Official Playlist for The Bull by His Horns

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So, I wrote a western. The Bull by His Horns, as much as it a sci-fi/paranormal/weird story, has elements of westerns. It features cowboys, Texan drawls, men riding horses (and bulls), and even a plot about a man wrongly accused and in danger of mob violence. Some of the elements that are present are also part of the history of America’s west too—like the background genocide. (Oh, what, you...

Rewriting History: How the Cowboy Came to Be White

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One of the reasons I wanted to make Ferr a Black-presenting character in The Bull by His Horns was to address the cultural myth that all cowboys were white. Over time, the history of people of color working as cowboys in America’s Wild West has been lost, erased. It was replaced with the myth of a white cowboy. Why and how did this happen? At the root, we know exactly why it occurred: racism...

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