Fighting the Sexy

I read a lot about feminism and pervasive sexualization of women in Western culture. I even wrote a little about it when I was working toward my graduate degree in Comparative Literature. But it was only recently that I directly engaged in a fight with the sexy. It was over the characters in my YA paranormal novel Into the Blind. Yes, because recently, I decided to make a book trailer for it. Seasoned writers who have read this last sentence probably shivered because it’s so darn hard to make a good book trailer, but back then, approximately a month ago, I was naive. I decided I would do it. Read more: