It’s that time again! The Hootenanny is coming! Every year around this time, Andi and I go on a mad quest to host the most epic book giveaway event ever. It’s loud and a little messy, and the elves drink a little too much nog, but it’s also a lot of fun. If you’d like… Read More Hootenanny 2017!
Maybe it’s the season. Maybe it’s because I just lost my father. But I’ve been dreaming about digging up dead bodies. And these are not regular dreams. They’re the vivid kind. The kind that make you wake up and go whoa… The kind that color your day. What do these dreams mean? I’ve thought about… Read More Digging Up The Dead, or Play Shrink for a Day
My students choose a theme every year. I did not tell them to do this, but hey, if you put together a group of smart, motivated teenagers, they do crazy shit. This year, my darlings chose activism for their theme. Previously, I was a big fan of coddling them, but now I realize what a… Read More Activism in Suburbia
The 16th of August 1819 marked a momentous day in British history, although not everyone is taught about the events of that date at school (I was, as were some, but not all, of my contemporaries). At a time when Manchester and the surrounding towns boasted around a million inhabitants, but were represented in Parliament… Read More Remembering Peterloo
Best Lesbian Erotica of the Year Volume 3 (Best Lesbian Erotica 2019) Editor: Sacchi Green Publisher: Cleis Press Deadline: February 15 2018 (earlier encouraged) Payment: $100 and 1 copy of the book within 90 days of publication Rights: non-exclusive right to publish the story in this anthology in print, ebook and audiobook form. Authors will retain copyright to their… Read More Call for Submissions – Best Lesbian Erotica of the Year Volume 3
A reader’s perspective on trying a new sub-genre. Last Saturday, Ann’s Reader’s Perspective brought up an interesting idea of breaking out of the usual (check it out here). It made me think of Alma Rose by Edith Forbes where the main character, Pat Lloyd, talks about the books that she orders. In her orders she… Read More Try it! You just might like it.
Greetings, friends! I hope everyone had a decent week in these perilous times. Try to find your joy where you can. So last week I went to see Blade Runner 2049. I’d been looking forward to this movie because I’ve been fascinated by the original Blade Runner (1982), starring Harrison Ford. SPOILERS!!!!!!! THERE ARE SPOILERS… Read More Fangirl Friday: Blade Runner 2049 and what it means to be human
I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with driving. The love, MY love, is mostly about and for Z. Alice Cooper, my Ice Blue Mini Cooper 2-door Hardtop. She’s sleek and pretty and goes 100 miles an hour without you feeling it. Sitting in her number one seat with the radio blasting, the windows down, the… Read More Crazy Isn’t the only Kind of Driving I Like