Pride Month Author Workshop: Writing Queer Characters

As the most colorful month of the year comes to an end, we must all remember that Pride should be a year-long celebration, and not a just monthly event. Everyone at Bookstr is dedicated to promoting LGBTQIA+ representation EVERYWHERE. But since we're mostly about the love of books, this article will be dedicated to queer representation in fiction. You don't have to be part of the LGBTQ+ community to write queer characters.

We have interviewed authors Carly Heath and Koakuma Gyaru (pen name: Nekohara Mimi) about their experiences in writing queer characters, and asked them to share some tips for straight authors who want to do the same in this special pride month author workshop!

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LGBTQ authors graphic novels

Awesome Graphic Novels by LGBTQIA+ Authors

Graphic novels can be quite engaging, beautifully illustrated, and they have been growing in popularity over the past several years. Here's a list of great graphic novels made by LGBTQIA+ creators.

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5 Heart-Racing Historical Fiction Books for Pride Month

June is Pride Month of course, and there are many books with LGBTQIA+ themes to read during this month, including historical fiction!

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