Revised and expanded – Karin Kallmaker’s advice on how to prepare and survive reading from your book to a live audience.
This addictive random title generator based on Goodreads will suggest a list of ten lesfic books every time you click it. Now enhanced with sub-genres to choose from! Did I mention it’s addictive?
Professional writers looking to broaden their skills and network should take a serious look at national RWA and local chapters available.
The Lesbrary lesbrarians post about the books they find intriguing in the broad spectrum of lesbian and bisexual stories. There’s also a link round up and a blog roll to expand your resources.
Writing, like any profession, has a skill set. Yet it’s hard to find safe, welcoming spaces to learn these essential skills. Read more about the GCLS Writing Academy.
You have the freedom to read. Exercise that freedom and ask your local library to add books you want to read to their catalogs. It starts with getting that library card, right?
The Round Table publishes reviews and bibliographies of “Over the Rainbow” books across the entire reading spectrum. Why is June GLBT Book Month? The answer is here.
Smart Bitches, Trashy Books… Just what it sounds like. Read more about this unabashed pro-romance site.
Find out more about the happy place for lesbian wlw f/f lit.
The Lesbian Reading Room reviews short and long fiction for and about lesbians, with attention to works produced in the United Kingdom. That’s right, lots of books with that elegant “u”, a personal favourite of mine. Read more about it.
Karin’s thoughts on Scrivener, software that helps writers organize, plan and produce.
Writing with Color gives writers the tools and confidence to create and describe ethnically and racially diverse characters.
Poets & Writers is a site that treats writing like both an art form and a profession. Have a look at their “Tools for Writers.”
LLF supports the fundamental preservation of LGBTQ culture and lives through stories that are written, published and read.
Find out more about the organization that produces my favorite event of the year!
Library cards are easy to get, free, and may be available to you even if you don’t live there. There are many library resources, like digital historic photos, that don’t even require a library card. Plus Batgirl. Read more about Batgirl.
Writer Beware “shines a bright light into the dark corners of the shadow-world of scams, schemes, and pitfalls that threaten authors.”
The terminology of good fiction, excellent modern examples and a wealth of practical advice useful to writers of all experience levels. Invaluable!