How (not) to write a plot that follows a character's journey towards self-acceptance; or, more accurately, how to avoid the struggle narrative.
Parallels between magic and transness in Brooklyn Ray's DARKLING, a review.
How to approach LGBTQIA+ identities in your characters; or, more specifically, how to balance between set identifying terms and the fluidity of queer theory.
Nuanced approaches to Good and Evil in Akwaeke Emezi's PET, a review.
What is “code-switching” and how does it apply to transgender people? How can you go about using it as a tool for your characters?
Toxic masculinity and the conflict between boyhood and manhood in Austin Chant's PETER DARLING, a review.
How to go about telling your readers that your character is transgender, and how not to.
Red flags and green-lights in Mason Deaver's I WISH YOU ALL THE BEST, a review.
How to make "Coming Out Stories" not all about cisgender people and give the narrative back over to your transgender characters.
Hostile Geometry in Bogi Takács' forthcoming THE TRANS SPACE OCTOPUS CONGREGATION, a review.