Fantastical Transitions

Writing Trans Characters: Fantastical Transitions Welcome back to Queering the Narrative! Last week, I talked about why everyone should take trans characters into consideration while building their fantasy worlds. This week, I wanted to shift gears a bit and talk…

What Pronouns to Use When Writing Trans Characters

What Pronouns to Use When Writing Trans Characters Welcome back to Queering the Narrative! Previously on this blog, I’ve talked somewhat broadly about writing trans and nonbinary characters, and touched specifically on writing with neopronouns. However, there is one aspect…

Dangerous Transition Tropes

Dangerous Transition Tropes Welcome back to Queering the Narrative! Recently, my partner and I were discussing the portrayals of transgender characters in YA novels. Though we’re both excited to be seeing more transgender narratives play out, we’ve both become largely…