• Gay Stuff,  LGBT+ YA

    Queer fairytales to celebrate a fairytale wedding

    In case you’ve been living under a rock, Hollywood royalty married into British royalty over the weekend, and yes, although I am in favour of Australia becoming a republic, I stayed up to watch it. I do love a good wedding, to be totally honest, and who hasn’t ever dreamed of being swept off their feet by royalty? If that’s totally your bag, then I’ve got some books that might see you through to the next royal wedding, whenever that may be (and who knows, maybe we just may see one of the future royals making a huge break with tradition and marry someone of the same gender). Fairytales aren’t my…

  • Gay Stuff,  LGBT+ YA,  Self-Publishing

    Here’s how you can help people find queer fiction

    I was procrastinating  catching up on twitter news when I saw this tweet by Malinda Lo: It’s becoming ever more clear to me that many books with queer female characters are published with little to no marketing around queerness, especially when those books are genre fiction that don’t revolve around coming out. I want this to change. — Malinda Lo (@malindalo) May 4, 2018 There’s a whole thread and conversation going on over on twitter so if you’re so inclined, head over and check it out. It got me thinking, though, about how hard it still is to find teen fiction with queer main characters. It certainly doesn’t help when authors…