Writing Queer Characters Part 2.

Part 2: Stereotypes and Tired Tropes In Part 1 of this series, we looked at ways to begin planning your characters and the importance of understanding your Main Character’s sexuality from the outset. This week we are talking about how to develop your Queer characters while avoiding stereotypes, tropes and being downright offensive. There is some … Continue reading Writing Queer Characters Part 2.

Review: Night Swimming, Steph Bowe

Night Swimming by Steph Bowe (2017) Note: We don't give star-ratings. We review in order to encourage the development of AusQueerYA, by deconstructing the good and the bad bits, to learn and grow as writers. *mega spoilers* The Blurb: ‘Imagine being the only two seventeen-year-olds in a small town. That’s life for Kirby Arrow and her … Continue reading Review: Night Swimming, Steph Bowe