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How to Write LGBTQ+ Relationships

Oh, hello there. Don’t mind me, the panicked queer author hiding in the corner of the Romance party, sweating nervously at the prospect of having taken on far more than they can chew. As with writing LGBTQ+ relationships themselves, writing about LGBTQ+ topics can be fraught with anxiety. Am I ‘queer enough’ to adequately address this issue? Since I write about two queer characters navigating a relationship, will people assume I’m speaking for the wider community, rather than myself alone? Will I face scrutiny or criticism for daring to even discuss being queer? (If you know, you know.)

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