Why you should read my blog and wait for my writing: we have a lot of work to do. There are a lot of fantasy writers who embrace queer spectrum people as characters. My writing will do that, but I am making characters that could be from any kind of person. Activism is one goalContinue reading “Writing a Better World, Call to Activism”
Author Archives: Todd A. Howard
What Women Want…
11 May 2020. So, I’ve never been a woman, and I don’t have any plans to become one. NOT that there’s anything wrong with that. We celebrate diversity here. The majority of fantasy readers are male. Mostly straight, white males. Again, nothing wrong there, either. But a lot of talented women write fantasy. Many ofContinue reading “What Women Want…”
Straight women, gay fiction?
I found an interesting article on Electric Lit. https://electricliterature.com/why-are-so-many-gay-romance-novels-written-by-straight-women/. I’d like to know what you think about the issues raised in the article. As a writer, I find some of the absolutism of the article’s author a bit disturbing. I also wonder if that means that a gay male author shouldn’t write about straight people.Continue reading “Straight women, gay fiction?”
Todd A. Howard
I am a bold and gritty fantasy author. The words snarky, cynical, and humorous describe some of my favorite things about myself. My characters are real, feeling, funny, angry, loving, hating, and sexually active people–and often quite naughty. In other words, they are like most of us, warts, secrets and all. And that’s one pointContinue reading “Todd A. Howard”