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FOR READERS: The (Best) End

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FOR READERS Today’s reader topic comes from QSFer Scott: What was the best surprise ending to a queer spec fic book you’ve ever read? Don’t give away too many spoilers! Writers: This is a reader chat – you are welcome to join it, but please do not reference your own works directly. Thanks! Chat on FacebookChat on MeWe

[SPOILER ALERT] Wanda Vision Brings Season to Gut-Wrenching End


WandaVision episode nine bought the Westview fantasy to a glitchy, gut-wrenching end – with an end credits scene teasing the fate of Billy and Tommy, aka Wiccan and Speed. After nine weeks, two kids and one inescapable jingle, WandaVision is over. Fake (depending on how you see it) Vision is no more, the Scarlet Witch has truly arrived, and the Marvel Cinematic Universe kinda has its first gay superhero – who’s out there, somewhere. The WandaVision finale wrapped up the story in a fairly neat bow, showing Wanda reaching the acceptance stage of her grief and truly coming into her powers. Part of this meant relinquishing the … Read more

Umbrella Academy to Tackle Homophobia and Racism in Season Two

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As The Umbrella Academy gears up to return for season two, Robert Sheehan (Klaus Hargreeves) has teased how the new episodes tackle homophobia and racism in the 1960s. The pansexual Klaus’ relationship with Dave struck a chord with queer fans in season one – until he was shot dead in battle during the Vietnam War. The Netflix original returns with a new run of episodes Friday (31 July), and this time the Hargreeves siblings have travelled back in time to the early 1960s – before Dave’s death. Though details of The Umbrella Academy’s season two plot are being kept tightly … Read more

TV: Flash Season Five Spoilers

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Welcome back to The Hollywood Reporter’s weekly DC TV Watch, a rundown of all things DC Comics on the small screen. Every Saturday, we round up the major twists, epic fights, new mysteries and anything else that goes down on The CW’s Arrow, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl and Black Lightning, and Fox’s Gotham. There have been a lot of news, castings and announcements all summer long about the new seasons premiering this fall, so this week we’re rounding up everything there is to know about The Flash season five… Family reunion | Fans were given a huge glimpse … Read more

SPOILER ALERT: Major Star Trek Gay Character Plot Twist

Don’t read this if you don’t want to know what happened to the gay characters on Star Trek: Discovery this week. There were a couple major developments that stunned fans who are watching the show, and caught many off-guard. If you do want to know more about what happened, scroll down to get the full scoop. Star Trek: Discovery majorly pissed off fans when it killed off a ‘groundbreaking’ gay character, just ten episodes into the series. The sci-fi series, currently airing on CBS all Access and Netflix, included a first for the franchise – by featuring two gay officers … Read more

FOR READERS: Don’t Give Away the Story!

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FOR READERS Today’s reader topic comes from QSFer Denise Dechene: I’ve noticed a trend of blurbs being long. After reading them you feel like why read the book the plot is already known. Is there an algorithm or blue print for writing blurbs? Do you think too many blurbs are giving away their story? Writers: This is a reader chat – you are welcome to join it, but please do not reference your own works directly. Thanks! Join the chat