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!
Lambda Literary Awards Finalist Reading
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
NY Writers Event at BGSQD Bookstore
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
Obeying the Muse
Autumn is in the air now and there’s no mistaking that the summer is over. The leaves are turning, everyone has their Halloween decorations and other fall accoutrement on display, and coffee shops are advertising their pumpkin lattes. We’ve come to the end of another month and I haven’t gotten nearly as far in my … Continue reading Obeying the Muse
California, Here I Come!
When this blog posts, I will be in California at the Left Coast Lesbian Conference (LCLC), co-presenting a workshop on editing your manuscript for submission. I will also be doing a reading, and as I reviewed Twice Bitten to see what I wanted to read, I realized that in the short time since I last … Continue reading California, Here I Come!
When Is It Too Much?
I’m going overboard. Well, depends on how you look at it. From a marketing perspective, a writer can never do too much. There’s no such thing. So, with that in mind, I’m setting off again for another writer’s event: The Left Coast Lesbian Conference, LCLC for short. And I will be co-leading a workshop on … Continue reading When Is It Too Much?
Hello and Goodbye, NM
This past weekend was the Western Women Writers New Mexico gathering in Albuquerque. I think I speak for everyone when I say it was a lot of fun. At least, it seemed that way from all the smiling and laughing that I saw. We all drove up to Pine Flats Picnic Area in the scenic … Continue reading Hello and Goodbye, NM
Readings and Events
Well, here it is, another weekend. It's on the cool side here in New York and autumn is definitely in the air. My neighbor's trees across the street have had red leaves in them for a couple of weeks now, and one of the organizations I belong to has announced the date for their autumn … Continue reading Readings and Events
Chatting and Fall Preview
This week, I had another chat with the lovely Liz McMullen for the The Liz McMullen Show. The show will air on September 6, 2013. We talked about books, characters, relationships, motivations, and other cool stuff. And then I did a reading. The selection was from my new novella, called Add Spice to Taste. This … Continue reading Chatting and Fall Preview
The Painful Journeys of Writing
First, my chat and reading over at the Bar Rag is up for your listening pleasure. If you're interested, stop by when you get a chance to get a sample of Twice Bitten. Now, onto emotional stuff. In one way or another, writers face their fears. Some do it directly by writing about something traumatic … Continue reading The Painful Journeys of Writing