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.
After the writing comes the editing. After the editing comes the proofreading. Jedi proofreading.
The pretty. So pretty.
Do Overs, You Can’t Win if You Don’t Play and Lilith are in one bundle. Not sure you’ve read them? These links to descriptions and an excerpt will help.
“Everywhere” might be an exaggeration, but readers from Japan to India, Alaska to Australia can now download Comfort and Joy from their favorite e-tailer. Below is a list of direct links to help you find it wherever in the world you are.
Milla Zajac is home for the holidays. It’s a surprise for her mother, and a promise of the best apple pie on the planet and plenty of unrationed hot showers. Her winding path home leads her to Tyna, and thoughts of a future that seemed out of reach. (Excerpt below.)
I learned more than three things from Melissa Brayden at #gcls2015 – now to put them to work! Plus, here’s the current opening of Captain of Industry I read at the Con.
A garrulous Bennett and an affable Bingley join the two leads in Just Like That, my very lesbian, award-winning homage to Pride and Prejudice.
y example is from Love by the Numbers: “She loved her beautiful back hair.” I caught that in the last proof before the book went to press. Take the time to read KG MacGregor’s hilarious examples of exactly what Spellcheck won’t do for you!
The Bella Singles store has added one of my short stories for instant download. It was originally released in the Naiad Press anthology Lady Be Good. Given the dull weather facing much of North America, I hope it brightens your day!
Authors in lesbian fiction are not able to withstand customary, ongoing criticism like writers in other genres?
Authors behaving badly. Readers retaliating. This is why we can’t have nice things? Like a viable feedback loop that helps writers grow and readers get better books for their money?
Do not be part of issuing passes for “exceptional people” who rape and abuse children. People all around Marion Zimmer Bradley did just that.
Novelist Joanne Harris finds her books labelled “women’s fiction” frustrating. Why do these labels exist – a perspective from a lesbian writer in a small market.
Shay Sumoto became my first scientist, born of a strong desire to have more lesbians in my books who weren’t behind typewriters. I also wanted to create a character who was facing hard times and had made difficult choices.
It will be dandy to return to the bountiful hospitality of Texas next week for the Jewel Lesbian Fiction Book Club! The meetings are legendary for their warm welcome and engaging discussions.
Sans jamais apporter de réponse toute faite ni tomber dans la facilité, Karin Kallmaker offre deux magnifiques portraits de femmes fortes prêtes à se battre avec courage pour devenir les femmes qu’elles veulent vraiment être.
I hope you’ll load it up and take it out with you this weekend! Or, if you have a copy of Naiad’s The Very Thought of You, I hope you can pull it off the shelf and enjoy the story again soon. But it’s not like the Altman movie. I promise.