Anne Hillerman, Rena Distasio, Darynda Jones and Karin Kallmaker in a day-long Albuquerque event. Treat yourself and join us!
Dorothy Allison and Hannah Gadsby have something in common. I saw the connection, after preparing to present the Trailblazer Award to Allison at #GCLS2018. My thoughts and the presentation are included in this blog.
There are many right ways to finish a novel. At #GCLS2018 you can hear the stories of authors who transformed an idea into a finished work.
Purple velvet. Gold boots. Must be VEGAS, BABY! Plus, all about the “Chase Your Own Success” self-care for writers workshop I’ll be teaching at #GCLS2018 Thursday July 5, 11:40 a.m.
In which Karin Kallmaker says two kinds of thank you, applauds love and resistance and gives you a real reason to read to the end.
Ask a hundred writers “how’d you finish that book?” and you’ll get 97 different answers and 3 people who’ll wander off muttering.
Revised and expanded – Karin Kallmaker’s advice on how to prepare for your first public reading of your book: Pick the right passage, practice, prepare for questions and close with a call to action.
Calendar it now: Laurel Bookstore, Oakland, 2/19 4 pm, Lesbians. Really all you need to know right there. Lesbian writers talking about doing what we do in the Dark Times.
Panel for new(er) writers on Getting Published, this Saturday January 7 at 11 a.m. at the Castro Valley Public Library. Local writers share their journeys to publication.
Books. + Lotsa lesbians. + Comedians. + Singers and songwriters. + Shero. + Authors. And + Alaska. = Fan Girl Brain Meltdown
Last minute details if you’re planning to meet up with KK next weekend! Will she sign ALL the books you bring..?
Before you head into the weekend, Karin Kallmaker has a task for you. Plus dogs. Because dogs.
I’m rubbing my hands together in glee about this year’s Newbies on Display, err, I mean “So I Had This Idea” Panel at GCLS 2016.
You can catch up to me in two places this Women’s Week, both high in laughter and low in pressure. Just drop in and feel free to say hello and collect your hug (if you’re in to that).
I’ll be participating at Litquake Palo Alto on a panel moderated by Aaron Shurin about LGBT Redefining Mainstream during the afternoon sessions on Sunday August 17
I will sign body parts, your book collection, laptop – anything. Though, generally, it’s helpful if the books are ones I’ve written. That KG MacGregor – no sense of humor, ask anyone. #GCLS2014
If your neighborhood store carries the kinds of books you are writing or plan to write, then that bookseller knows the answer to the question, “What are my potential readers looking for these days?”
It’s my honor to be a guest of the June L. Mazer Lesbian Archives for an afternoon of discussion about lesbian books.