People like to argue fanfic isn't real literature and popular works have no artistic merit. But Charles Dickens wrote soap operas, so is "artistic merit" even a thing?
Fall is definitely not my favorite season. But I'm slowly learning to accept it, which is part of the reason I set Riding the Dragon during the fall.
What's in a genre, anyway? Categorizing books can be messy, but it's still ultimately helpful for readers (and writers too).
If creating art is human, then art is always political. It's informed by its creator's beliefs.
Or, In Which We Discover Seahorse Biology I write mpreg, rather unapologetically. I forget exactly when I first discovered the trope/genre/whatever you want to call it, but it fascinated me. In many ways, it still does. I’m not quite sure why. I could wax poetic about how it crosses gender and sex divides, subjects male characters to female roles, and so on, but that’s the fact of the matter. One...
In honor of International Women's Day, a reminder that inclusive feminism is the only feminism.