Character or Plot?


Guest blog by author, Gillian St. Kevern This is a misleading question. You cannot have a plot without character, and even the most compelling character in the world can’t hold attention unless they do something…

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Rick R. Reed talks about his new book, ‘The Q’


Guest blog by author, Rick R. Reed. The Q is one of the books I’m most proud of. It also has the distinction of being the hardest to classify. It chronicles one night at a…

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How our podcast began


Guest blog by Robin, one of the producers of the fortnightly podcast, Books That Burn. In spring 2019 my sibling (and eventual cohost) Nicole and I began talking seriously about starting a podcast. I wanted…

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Why Sci-Fi and Fantasy are so important to the Queer Community


Guest blog by M.D. Neu Why are Science Fiction and Fantasy so important to the queer community? It’s simple really; these two genres can show the world, or a world, as we want to see…

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All we are saying is give outlines a chance


Guest post by M.A. Hinkle I have a confession to make. It’s something that’s caused me a lot of concern and trouble over the years, something that has forced me to confront how I think…

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