My father died earlier this month. He was old, 86, but his death wasn’t expected any time soon. Before his diagnosis, he was still going to the gym several times a week, and, along with his wife, was starting a new chapter in his life. They’d just relocated to Seattle’s high-tech neighbor, Bellevue, Washington. They… Read More How I was Ambushed By Gay Pride
I’m back! Or am I? Yep, this is some identity crisis I’m having. … Read More A New Me
It’s what every writer dreams of: getting to prefix your name or nom de plume with “award-winning.” Recently, I had such an honor. My novel “Maye’s Request” won a Rainbow Award. I am absolutely thrilled. And most thankful to the people who host the event. So what’s the problem, you ask? Getting an award sounds… Read More Those Tricky Awards
Relax. I am well aware of my ability to overwhelm my listeners/readers with regards to this subject. I just have to recall the glazed eyes of my friends. In my defense, having novels published has changed me in ways that nothing else has, not all my performances in theater, not running my own business. … Read More Three Novels Published: What Learned?
It’s been close to a month since I started on my journey to find my genre, lesbian novels that do not hinge on romance. After much thought and discussion I decided to call it Mainstream Lesbian Fiction. Come to find out I did not make this up. Casey from Bedazzled Ink told me they’d been… Read More Join Us!
When I first tried to get published with a mainstream publisher, I was told “lesbians don’t read.” I had a brief moment of confusion, thinking, well what the hell have I been doing all these years? before realizing they were just plain wrong. There’s no way to gauge what lesbians read. I, for one, do… Read More The habits of Lesbian Readers: A Scientific Study