Category Archives: LGBTQ YA fiction

Strong Positive-Message T-Shirts, Hoodies, Notebooks, and more now available. #Survivors are strong. #MeToo #TimesUp

I’m happy to announce that my t-shirts and hoodies are now available available for sale with no minimum at Threadless. The three designs: You Are Stronger Than You Know; Sometimes You Have To Be Your Own Hero; and You Don’t … Continue reading

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Think teens should be able to read #LGBTQ fiction? Please support this #YA queer anthology

I think it’s SO important to get #LGBTQ fiction into teens’ hands, to help queer teens see reflections of themselves and know that they are not alone, and they are okay just as they are. If you agree, PLEASE consider … Continue reading

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Help get #LGBTQ fiction into teens’ hands! Support this queer anthology on Kickstarter.

Help get #LGBTQ fiction into teens’ hands! Support this kickstarter and for a $10 pledge you will get an ebook copy when the anthology comes out, a $25 pledge will get you an ebook and physical copy of the book … Continue reading

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Why LGBTQ Pride and YA LGBTQ Books Are Needed

(Originally written and posted for Pride Week on E. K. Anderson’s blog.) I once overheard someone say that Pride Week was a giant party and why wasn’t there a party for them (heterosexuals). It may look like a party—we certainly … Continue reading

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Alex London guest post, GUARDIAN blog tour, first chapter read, and giveaway!

I LOVE Alex London’s YA dystopian PROXY–it’s one of my favorites and deals with oppression in a fast-moving, emotional and satisfying story–so I’m happy to have him here today to talk about his next book GUARDIAN and invite you to … Continue reading

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YA Author Cheryl Rainfield on Writing LGBTQ Characters In YA Fiction

I spoke at York University the other day on writing LGBTQ characters in YA lit. It was a fantastic class, and I Loved hearing from so many of the students afterwards about how I am their new role model, hero, … Continue reading

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