|Over the Hill.|
Today over on KZ Snow's blog, she's tackling the question of aging as it relates to MM (Gay) Romance. She has a group of authors taking part, including
|The young Alitus - with a|
We could certainly tackle the topic of aging heroines as well. My book Alitus, Tales of the Chosen has a heroine on the cover with gray hair. It's one of two books I wrote with a heroine who's older than her hero. At the Mercy of Her Pleasure is the other. What about the authors themselves? I've disguised my age to avoid being seen as too old. If you're a writer, have you done that? When I first started writing, I was a grandmother already. I don't think the stereotypical grandmother is anything like the grandmother of today. I know I'm nothing like mine.
So what about you? Are you "over the hill?" Do you read about characters who are older than forty, fifty, or sixty? Would you?