So this post isn’t necessarily about words, although it is about women. Well, I guess I’m using words to write, so words are involved after all. I’ve fled 7 degrees above zero and snow in back Minnesota for the slightly humid, balmy warmth of Orlando. Yeah, hello spring break! I’m down here with my usual… Read More Nothing Like a Little Disney to Warm a Minnesotan’s Heart!
This past weekend I was lucky enough to be invited to Portland, OR by Lori L. Lake for an event called Literary Lesbian Love, an idea originated by author Louisa Kelley. Behind the scenes, Shawn Marie Bryan did a great job pushing word out on social media, Our own Jove Belle wove her stellar magic… Read More A little Literary Lesbian Love at Taborspace in Portland!
Drumroll please!!! We have a winner for an e-copy of Genta’s book!! Brum brum brum brum….Louisette Lepine! You are the lucky winner of a copy of Genta Sebastian’s When Butches Cry! Congrats!!! I decided that since this was posted late in the month of December because of the one and only incredibly amazing Hootenanny, I’m… Read More WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER! Interview With the One and Only Genta Sebastian PLUS FREE BOOK!
I was initially going to post something else today, but in light of all the political insanity I can’t seem to get my head out of, I’m changing my focus. Next month, I’m going to have a great interview with award-winning author Genta Sebastian, who’s got a brand spanking new book, and I’m totally pumped.… Read More #safetypin and Safe Hearts
So I spent this past week in Rockaway Beach, Oregon at Lori L. Lake’s Colonyhouse Writing Retreat. The Colonyhouse is owned by the Oregon Writers Colony, and it’s an amazing place. Here are some pictures of the beach across the street, and boy, it’s beautiful! It’s the third time I’ve attended Lori’s retreat, and I… Read More Hello Rockaway, It’s Time To Write!
I’m in sunny, steamy New Orleans, counting down the hours to the beginning of Bouchercon, the world mystery convention! It’s one of the largest conferences I’ve ever attended and the largest gathering of crime writers in the world. Through the years I’ve met and seen some amazing authors including a couple of my heroes,… Read More Look out New Orleans, here comes Bouchercon!
August rolled in like a bulldozer on steroids, leaving me in the dust back sometime in July. And whoosh—there goes the second Monday of the month, when this blog is due. Again! So what’s been commanding my attention, other than summer in general, of course? I’ve been popping around town doing events for my new… Read More Days Like These