Writers sometimes lament that they’ve run out of ideas, or can’t think of a story line for a particular character. If that sounds like you, all you need to do is look at the people around you. Every person on earth has a story. Sometimes it’s all right there in the open where the person… Read More Stories Everywhere
Best Lesbian Erotica of the Year Volume 2 (Best Lesbian Erotica 2018) Editor: Sacchi Green Publisher: Cleis Press Deadline: March 20, 2017 (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… Read More Call for Submissions
Last semester, the Queer Alliance I run was observed by a grad student. It sounds weird, but it wasn’t. She interviewed the kids and asked questions and brought them cookies and it was cool. The last question she asked me wasn’t fully formed. It had to do with the way I talk to the kids.… Read More The Incantation for Queer
Writing this post has been slightly disrupted, firstly by weather and then by the death of one of my photography heroes. However, I’m working hard to find inspiration, in spite of not making it over the hills on Friday to interview someone who might have made my work a little easier. Although a lot of… Read More Village Life Then and Now: Stations and Steam Trains
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about beginnings and endings. Sure, some of that is natural pondering we all are prone to do as an old year ends and a new one begins. A lot of it also must do with the deep sadness I experienced in saying goodbye to my beloved Siamese cat… Read More A Beginning, a Middle, and an End by Lucy J. Madison
So I got to vacation in beautiful (mostly) sunny southern California last weekend. It was awesome. Part of the awesomeness was having a couple of conversations with friends- one with lesfic author Catherine Lane and her wife, and the other with my hosts- a sitcom writer/comedian and a visual artist. In both of these conversations… Read More What makes a good romance? A Reader’s Persective from Ann Etter
Greetings, fellow travelers. Just saw Star Wars: Rogue One again, and I wanted to chit-chat about it. WARNING! There will be some spoilers ahead, so if you haven’t seen it and you’re planning on doing so, STOP READING THIS BLOG! JUST STOP! FOR REALZ! I AM NOT EVEN KIDDING! SPOILERS!!!! OMG!!!! Okay. You’ve been warned.