Consent is Magical

Consent is Magical

If you have been reading the Reg Rawlins, Psychic Detective series, you probably noticed that the first few books have explored the issue of consent from a unique viewpoint. In the magical community of Black Sands, Reg finds herself attracted to and yet at odds with warlock Corvin Hunter. Corvin has magical abilities Reg does not understand, since it is considered to be in poor taste to discuss them ...
What is Kabedon?

What is Kabedon?

This week, in one of my writing groups, the subject of Kabedon came up. Not something I had ever heard of before, so I won't assume that you have either. Kabedon is a new trend in Japanese courtship, popularized in manga and anime. Kabe-don ("wall punch") is the act of the man slapping his hand on the wall next to the woman, pinning her in position by his proximity. He may place only one hand on the wall, or one hand on either side of her so that she is encircled by his arms. He leans in very close to talk to her.  ...