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Bisexual Awareness Week — B Stands for Bisexual by Angel Leigh McCoy

LGBTQ+ — B Stands for Bisexual

Our job as fiction writers requires us to step into the hearts, minds, and bodies of other people. For this reason, writers are some of the most empathic beings I know. We’re skilled at using our imaginations. We use that tool to choose the actions, thoughts, and feelings experienced by our characters.

The diversity of our characters and their stories can attract a broader audience to our writing, add stronger storytelling to our works, and—dare I say it—open our readers’ minds to empathy and compassion.

We learn to avoid stereotypes and clichés in our …

Women in Horror: Interview with Angel Leigh McCoy

Angel Leigh McCoy writes the Wyrdwood series of interconnected paranormal suspense and mystery novels. The Wyrdwood Welcome trilogy kicks it off with Stalking the Moon.

She’s also the mastermind behind Wily Writers, a community of writers who come together for support and to share publishing knowledge. Wily Writers recently published the latest in the Wily Writers Presents series of Horror anthologies, including Tales of Dread, Tales of Nightmares, Tales of Evil, and Tales of Foreboding. Find out more at WilyWriters.net

Previously, she worked as a senior narrative designer for AAA video games such as Guild


We are proud to announce that Angel Leigh McCoy is the HWA’s new Webmaster. Angel has been part of the HWA Web team for some time and steps into the rather large shoes of the late Mark Worthen.

Angel has two loves: writing and web design. During the day, she works as a writer/game designer at ArenaNet, part of a vast team effort to make the coolest online world ever: Guild Wars 2. In the evening, in addition to her volunteer webmastering for various sites, she is also head editor at WilyWriters.com and recently edited Night-Mantled: the Best

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