There are plenty of letters in the LGBTQIA+ acronym, and the community seems to keep growing. So why is "queer" still one of the best descriptors we have?
Why Romance Novels Are the Latest Target of Book Bans
Nora Roberts is apparently too spicy for people -- and we need to be worried about that. Book bans are coming for romance novels -- even clean ones.
What Is the A/B/O Trope?
You've seen it cropping up from your fav writers and in fanfic circles. Now you're asking: What is the a/b/o trope anyway?
Is There Straight Mpreg?
A lot of mpreg is between two men. Does straight mpreg exist? Technically, it does -- but we might ask exactly how "straight" it is.
Content Warning vs Trigger Warning: What’s the Difference?
What's a content warning? What's a trigger warning? We look at the difference between content vs trigger warning here.
Is Mpreg Possible?
It's a question pretty much every fan asks at some point: Is mpreg possible in real life? The answer might surprise you.
Is It Censorship? No, But Editing Old Books Doesn’t Make Sense
Some say it's censorship. Others want to leave the past in the past. The point stands: there are plenty of reasons not to edit old books.
Why I Won’t Be Using AI Anytime Soon
AI is all the rage right now, owing largely to ChatGPT and Midjourney. While enthusiasts laud the capabilities of these new tools and call artists and authors “Luddites” for not adopting it, I think there are some very good reasons to steer clear of them right now. (Tara Winstead / Pexels.com) Here’s why I, as an author, won’t be using artificial intelligence to help me “write faster”—and why I...
Bioessentialism in Omegaverse
Art is always political, which means even tropes like omegaverse take on political bents. We should be wary of bioessentialism in omegaverse.
Are Book Reviews a Critique Tool for Authors?
Can turning to book reviews help you improve as an author? Ehhh, probably not--and here's why they shouldn't be your go-to for critique.