CJ Connor

CJ Connor is a cozy mystery and romance writer whose main goal in life is to make their dog proud. They are a Pitch Wars alumnus and an Author Mentor Match R9 mentor. Their debut mystery novel BOARD TO DEATH is forthcoming from Kensington Books. Twitter: @cjconnorwrites | cjconnorwrites.com

Reckoning With The Book That Helped Me Feel Less Alone As A Queer Teen

The book that made me feel less alone as a trans teen isn't one I would recommend it to trans or non-binary teens today.

15 of the Best Mystery Books of All Time

Genre-defining (and defying), the best mystery books of all time will keep you on the edge of your seat through every page, including Devil in a Blue Dress (Easy Rawlins #1) by Walter Mosley.

8 of the Best Queer Space Opera Books

Go out of this world with these fantastic queer space opera books, including The Kindred.

8 of the Best Queer Horror Books

These horror novels, both YA and adult, are all written by LGBTQ authors and are perfect for when you're craving a frightening read.

13 Deadly Cozy Mysteries for the First Half of 2022

There’s plenty of murder, mystery, and amateur sleuthing headed your way in 2022! Put these brand new cozy mysteries on your list now, including Homicide and Halo-Halo (Tita Rosie’s Kitchen #2) by Mia P. Manansala.

How to Start Writing Fan Fiction

Are you interested in dipping your toe into writing fanfic, but don't know how to begin? Here are some tips to get you started!

10 LGBTQ Mystery Books

These 10 LGBTQ mystery novels all feature queer main characters in a genre where queer people are often relegated to token side characters, including Dead Dead Girls by Nekesa Afia.

Cookbook Showdown: Hot Chocolate

Three hot chocolate recipes from three different cookbooks. Which one will reign supreme?

I Can’t Believe No One’s Dunit: A Cozy Mystery Setting Wishlist

What's your dream cozy mystery setting? I've compiled a list of places I'd love to see a cozy set in, from theme parks to a whole other world.

9 of the Best LGBTQ Thrillers

These LGBTQ thrillers are perfect for staying up past your bedtime glued to a book: they're compelling, twisty, and gloriously queer.