Writing Sex and Romance Scenes in Fiction Part 2: The Do’s and Don’ts

Last week we discussed how to approach the topics of romance and sex in your fiction (find the post in our archives), and outlined the common constraints to be expected in differing age categories and genres. This post [...]

Writing Sex and Romance Scenes in Fiction Part 2: The Do’s and Don’ts 2018-06-18T06:51:35+00:00

Writing Romance and Sex in Fiction Part 1: Approaching the Topic

Many blog readers probably know that Phoenix Comic Fest was held recently in downtown Phoenix with some hugely popular and successful author attendees, both locally and nationally. Being that I’m a huge fan of Phoenix Comic Fest (formerly [...]

Writing Romance and Sex in Fiction Part 1: Approaching the Topic 2018-06-18T06:44:19+00:00

The Discrepancy in Guidance and Mental Health Initiatives of U.S. Schools

In light of recent events with the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in February 2018, the subject of mental health initiatives primarily directed to students and young adults has revealed some worrying statistics and gaps in care that [...]

The Discrepancy in Guidance and Mental Health Initiatives of U.S. Schools 2018-06-06T10:11:16+00:00

Open Letter from 100 French Women Protesting #MeToo Movement

Last week we published a post about the #MeToo movement that’s overtaken social media since October 2017, when allegations of sexual abuse and harassment from Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein were published in a New York Times article. Used as [...]

Open Letter from 100 French Women Protesting #MeToo Movement 2018-02-12T16:39:14+00:00

What You Need to Know About the #MeToo and Time’s Up Movements

The last six months have been a tumultuous time for U.S. history, as allegations of sexual harassment, abuse, and assaults against individuals like Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, actors James Franco, Kevin Spacey and James Masterson, former Today Show [...]

What You Need to Know About the #MeToo and Time’s Up Movements 2018-02-12T15:46:32+00:00