I’ve recently learned that the lifestyle I’ve cobbled together since graduating from college (a million years ago) has a name: Gigging. Which I always believed had something to do with spear-hunting frogs. Of course, as a person who’s made a living in the arts, I’ve worked gigs all my life. Called them that too. “I’m… Read More The Gigging Lifestyle
The holidays are right around the corner. Many of us will be spending time with family and friends. Creating or being in a joyful environment may be a tough task due to the ongoing political divisions in the nation. Spending the holidays with loved ones who believe what they hear from Fox News, Rush or… Read More Navigating the Holidays by Angela Grace
Yo peeps! Recently I was lucky enough to attend the 48th annual world mystery convention, better known as Bouchercon. Bouchercon was named for Anthony Boucher, a reviewer, editor, and author. You can check out that history here. Much like the Golden Crown Literary Society, Bouchercon travels to different locales each and every year, which can… Read More Bouchercon 2017!!
What does William Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure have to do with lesfic? I’m so glad you asked! Measure for Measure is a hugely problematic play. (For some of the reasons behind my declaration, see the bottom of this blog.) I saw a production of it this summer, and while the company put in solid performances,… Read More The Measure of an Author by Heather Blackmore
This is a repeat call, but the deadline is closing in. Sacchi is a great editor to work with, so if you have a story that might work, you should totally send it her way! Best Lesbian Erotica of the Year Volume 3 (Best Lesbian Erotica 2019) Editor: Sacchi Green Publisher: Cleis Press Deadline: February… Read More Call for submissions: Best Lesbian Erotica of the Year – Volume 3
A reader’s perspective on family. Last week Ann Etter gave us a phenomenal blog about family and community. Specifically the family that is found in the pages of our wonderful LesFic stories. Family that is sometime born into and sometimes made. If you didn’t have a chance to read it yet, check it out here.… Read More Remember when?
I never thought I’d be involved in a martial art. The closest I’ve ever come to performing Tai Chi is drinking Chai Tea. So imagine my surprise at finding myself in a Tai Chi class, learning the art of making a fist and practicing movements based on Kung Fu. Kung Fu? My only reference is… Read More Less Misty Copeland, more Jackie Chan by Fay Jacobs