LGBT romances

April 30, 2009 at 1:18 pm 2 comments

The Romance Writers of America (RWA) – a grassroots readers massing run amuck but somehow managed to organise themselves into a holy s**t national org that has great weight in shaping the genre as well as whipping publishers – has belatedly, after much lobbying I’m sure, officially created approved a chapter for LGBT romance. The Rainbow Romance Writers of America now have a niche in the greater heterosexual romance bookbuyers’ consciousness. Let’s see what happens after this.

[via DearAuthor.](Thanks to Stacia Seaman for the clarification)

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  • 1. Stacia  |  May 1, 2009 at 9:01 am

    Just a quick correction: RWA did not create the GLBT chapter. A group of individuals got together and applied for recognition as a special interest chapter, and RWA approved the application.


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