The stories all take place in the same building on the same Halloween night, so I do get the full length of a book to explore setting, era and place. Some of the characters are glimpsed in earlier stories before starring in their own.
I mean to stir the reader’s emotions with my work and sometimes I hit nerves I did not intend and are simply not about me at all.
Interview of Karin Kallmaker for Q Syndicate by Joy Parks
It’s a natural inclination to refer to, quote from and honor words of others that move us. Frequently, then, the question comes up: can I quote song lyrics in my story? To me the legal issues are secondary to the artistic concerns.
I like to write characters who are both specifically real and universally meaningful, and who are my own creation.
Two recent releases are shortlisted for 2006 Goldie Awards! Read more about Just Like That and Bell, Book and Dyke.
If you love lesbian fiction of all genres, this convention is for you! I’m proud to be a sponsor again this year, and spending time with readers and other writers is great.
Whether it’s suds in the shower or yahoo-bucking-bronco sex is determined by the plot and characters.