Guest blog: Tone policing

In this blog post, Jem Fell explores why queer writers are particularly vulnerable to self-policing their writing and what can be done to free them from this creative inhibition.

Homophobia in fiction

This blog will look at how fiction writers can deal with homophobia, transphobia and biphobia sensitively and authentically in their writing.

Why write LGBTQ+ stories?

We tell stories for many different reasons: to entertain our readers; to tell them something new about themselves; to record history in an accessible way. Why should LGBTQ+ stories be different? Why do they need telling?

On LGBTQ+ Editing: The importance of it all.

In this final part, we’ll look at why LGBTQ+ editing is so important and what you can do if you’re not an expert. In this miniseries we have explored LGBTQ+ characters and language. If you haven’t already, take a look at the previous posts and subscribe to get all the latest blog posts direct to your inbox.

Book review: Leah on the Offbeat

Leah is determined that her graduation isn’t going to become a “teen movie cliché” which is exactly what Becky Albertalli has written.

Authenticity readers: do you need one?

What is an authenticity reader and how do you know if you need one? Do they provide a function outside of editing? What makes an authenticity reader different from a beta reader?

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