On Saturday, January 21, 2017, I went to Washington, DC, to participate in the Women’s March on Washington. In the days that followed, people asked me how it went. So, let me tell you. A friend and I managed to snag tickets on one of two buses organized/sponsored by Henrietta Hudson, a lesbian bar that’s … Continue reading A March Into History
It's hard to believe, but it's time for GCLS again. This year, the lesbian writers' conference is in Washington DC. I've never been to DC, so it's going to be fun finally getting to see my country's capital (even though we're going to hell in a hand basket). This year's con is going to a … Continue reading That Time Again
Hi, kids. If you live in the New York City area, please come down to Henrietta Hudson's, tonight, Friday, June 17. There will be a reading of several authors of romance and erotica, including Liz McMullen, DL King, and Vanda Neveruseit. I will be reading an excerpt from my story "The Rum Runner and the … Continue reading Event Tonight!
I got back a few days ago from GCLS in New Orleans and wrote all about it over at Women & Words. One of the most memorable moments for me was when Dorothy Allison, author of Bastard Out of Carolina and other works, said during her keynote speech: My daddy was a son of a … Continue reading What I Learned This Summer
I am so excited to announce that my co-editor/co-consipirator, Andi Marquette, and I will be participating in the Lambda Literary Award Finalist reading in New York on April 24. It will take place at the Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art and will begin at 6:30 p.m. Andi and I were so pleased … Continue reading Lambda Literary Awards Finalist Reading
Lord have mercy, it’s already March. I just don’t know where February went. I've heard so many people have said the same thing. I think part of the problem is the weather. We’ve all been so slogged down with just getting through the horribleness and just getting through each day that we didn’t notice the … Continue reading Only 5 months Until Con
Hey, everyone! I'm so excited to announce that today I've got a book blitz going on. For those of you who aren't familiar with my longer works and want a sample, now's the time. Below is an excerpt from my vampire novel, Twice Bitten. I hope you enjoy. A very big thanks to Debra at … Continue reading Book Blitz!
So, last night was the New York Writer Dykes event at The Bureau of General Services – Queer Division at the LGBT Center in Greenwich Village. First, I want to say thank you to everyone who came. I hope you had a good time. I was really concerned that the bad weather was going to … Continue reading NY Writers Event at BGSQD Bookstore
At GCLS, I sat on a panel called “Eat Your Heart Out,” which was about writing about food in fiction. The panel included Karin Kallmaker, Georgia Beers, and Mary Griggs, and was moderated by Lynn Ames. Lynn asked for suggestions on how ot make the panel interesting and fun for the audience. I suggested that … Continue reading Eat Your Heart Out Panel: My Recipe
I’m back from Portland, Oregon, where I attended the Golden Crown Literary Society’s (GCLS) annual conference. While most people have blogged, or will be blogging, about their experiences there (including me at Women & Words), I’d like to explore something else. Where I work, there is a large Hispanic community and many of the women … Continue reading What Do Dresses & Fajitas Have in Common?