*Michael Mandrake is the male muse of author Sharita Lira* Greetings readers. Thanks you Scott at QRI for letting me … More
Harlequin to Close Five Lines Including Kimani As a black female author writing romance, opportunities to write love stories showing … More
I’ve wanted to do another article about diversity in fiction for a while now. My first was about interracial romances … More
Greetings authors and readers! As authors, we’re always learning how we can improve our craft and become a success in … More
A lot of people have big dreams and aspirations. They want fame, fortune, a good paying job or a career. … More
Authors, have you written a character who is different than yourself? No, I’m not talking hair color, different height, etc. I’m talking about a nationality other than yours, religion, or even gender.
To me, there’s nothing worse than a dainty, whiny, want-to-be rescued, female. Even in this day and age where we’ve been told we’ve come a long way, baby, we’re still portrayed as weak, unintelligent, and needy. Believe it or not this is still a popular thing in books, television, and movies and yes, in everyday life, society still treats women as second class citizens.