Ins and Outs of M/M Romance

Ins and Outs of M/M Romance: “Characterization, characterization, characterization” by Victor J. Banis

Ins and Outs of M/M Romance: “Characterization, characterization, characterization” by Victor J. Banis

It was always my intent to ask Victor to come back again and again to give newbie M/M authors the benefit of his vast body of knowledge of writing. This post proves what a brilliant strategist I was when I sucked him into promising to be a regular columnist in this series. 🙂 In today’s post Victor offers authors real examples of how to make their characters come alive so…
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Ins and Outs of M/M Romance: Josh Lanyon – Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Publishers (But were Afraid to Ask)

Ins and Outs of M/M Romance: Josh Lanyon – Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Publishers (But were Afraid to Ask)

When I asked Josh Lanyon to be a part of this series I didn’t understand how seriously he took his responsibilities to help new M/M authors until I saw his post and realized how hard he must have worked, and how much time he must have spent putting this piece together. I know his horrific writing schedule and I’m amazed he managed to find the time for this article. For…
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Ins and Outs of M/M Romance: Writing About Real Gay Men by Rick R. Reed

Ins and Outs of M/M Romance: Writing About Real Gay Men by Rick R. Reed

When I asked Rick R. Reed, horror author, and lately M/M romance author to participate in our series offering advice to new M/M authors I knew that he would have strong views about writing gay characters and I wasn’t disappointed. Here, then, is Rick’s advice and I think it’s timely and pushes all my buttons. So a friend related an incident to me recently that I thought would be a good…
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Ins and Outs of M/M Romance: How to Write M/M Fiction? by Victor J. Banis

Ins and Outs of M/M Romance: How to Write M/M Fiction? by Victor J. Banis

Victor J. Banis is well known to any aficionado of M/M romance or gay fiction. He has been writing longer than most authors today and is a master of his craft. Because of Victor’s exceptional background in this genre he was one of the first people that I asked to impart his knowledge to new authors. Here’s the first installment. Victor has promised to return so you will have the opportunity to…
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Ins and Outs of M/M Romance: “Know Your Characters” by Ally Blue

Ins and Outs of M/M Romance: “Know Your Characters” by Ally Blue

I’m so pleased to have the wonderful author Ally Blue on the site today. The first time I got to know Ally was when I interviewed her almost 2 years ago. She was really delightful (still is) as well as knowledgeable about her craft and today she’s going to impart some of that knowledge in hopes of helping fledgling M/M authors. Hi all! Ally Blue here. I’m excited to be…
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