Posted on 01/09/2020 at 11:26 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Romance Writers of America has just released a statement about further reforms, including key resignations. President Damon Suede’s offer...

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Posted on 12/26/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

No matter the topic, you’ve likely found a new blog to love and been both excited and exhausted by the...

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Posted on 06/21/2019 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You’ve undoubtedly noticed the surge in high-profile instances of authors facing scrutiny for how they depict marginalized groups in their...

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Posted on 04/16/2019 at 09:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

You’re told not to limit yourself to writing what you know. And then you see another book pulled from publication...

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Posted on 03/25/2019 at 05:03 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The president of the Romance Writers of America has issued a statement apologizing for the lack of diversity in the...

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Posted on 03/08/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Over the past month, we’ve seen a few instances of writers seeking to write diversity and experiencing some intense pushback....

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Posted on 02/05/2019 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Readers and writers have grown more accustomed to thinking about the different voices in literature: black, Latino, LGBTQ, and many,...

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Posted on 09/15/2018 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Whether you see it as cultural sensitivity or excessive political correctness, there’s no way of getting around it: Writing from...

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Posted on 08/14/2018 at 10:54 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Recently we featured two guest columns from sensitivity reader (and author) Patrice Williams Marks: one explaining the service and another...

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Posted on 08/02/2018 at 01:20 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Romance Writers of America is continuing to focus on addressing diversity issues. After RITA scores went out last night,...