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Is Abortion Acceptable in Romance

[poll id="186"] Abortion has been fairly taboo in romance. In other words, a heroine has rarely ever seriously contemplated abortion or had one. Would a heroine who had an abortion be acceptable?

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Are there too many books published?

[poll id="185"] There are officially over 400 books published each month and this number only counts print published books and does not take into account digitally published books. 400 seems like a lot, particularly given that we don’t have tons… more

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Do you feel out of step?

[poll id="182"] Sarah of SmartBitches and Maili were discussing on Twitter about being out of step with popular opinion regarding books.   I admit that I had some qualms when I posted my B review of Joan Johnston’s Outcast and saw… more

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Genre Labels Poll

[poll id="173"] Today we are going to have a #followreader discussion on the issue of genre labels on Twitter wherein we have to express our opinion in 140 characters! I’m interested in hearing what you have to say in the… more

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Do You Use Twitter?

[poll id="171"] Maili (@McVane) had a great comment yesterday regarding the promotional benefits for authors on Twitter.   I love Twitter for all the reasons I don’t love blogs. You get a real sense a person’s individuality and personality because of… more