When I’m visiting Mr. Cole, this is my writing buddy. She curls up next to me, always keeping an ear cocked my way to ensure I make no sudden moves, and brings me rats and birds to snack on when she thinks I need a break.
So, the title of this blog post seems like it should be patently obvious, huh? Despite that, yesterday a fellow author tweeted something along the lines of “there’s nothing wrong with writing a stereotype, and if if you have a problem with them it’s *your* problem.” No one called her on this, and some people … More Stereotypes, and Why They’re *NOT* Okay (In Two Vignettes)
Okay, you have to admit that this is pretty funny: BUT (*puts on professor glasses*): constant consumption of the description in the top tweet is what makes the soap sold in the bottom tweet something people think they have to buy. This is why multicultural romance is important, so that readers know that ivory skin … More Today in Serendipitous Twitter Juxtapositions