In the UK, which is among the greatest places on Earth, they have this term called "Lad Lit." It doesn't take a Comparative Literature major to figure out that it refers to the male equivalent of "Chick Lit."
Like a lot of writers, I sometimes take myself too seriously, and I've been known to get all prickly and self-righteous in the face of labels.
But...whatever. I'm a youngish guy, my main characters have all been youngish guys, and who the hell am I to question the word choice of the very people who brought us William Shakespeare, Nick Hornby, Mick Jagger, and Love, Actually?
Click here to read my Q&A with British author Steven Scaffardi on his Lad Lit Blog. And, be sure to check out Steven's books on Amazon.