If there's one thing I've made perfectly clear in the last few years, it's that superheroes just aren't my thing. No offense meant to people who love them, because I know you all are vast in number and fierce in your loyalties, but I just... rarely get into superhero stories. For one, I find them … Continue reading Let April Daniels introduce you to the most badass transgender lesbian superhero you’ve ever met. [Book Review]
Have you ever gotten the chance to read a book that seemed like it would be two of your favorites melded together? That's how I felt when I signed on to read the first in a new fantasy series recently.
Sometimes all we need is to let go of the reins to find where fear ends and life begins.
My newest, Banquet, is finally out! If you want me to be honest, I've been saying it's like... If Luke Skywalker had been born a girl and grown up with emotionally distant parents, joined a roving band of space pirates, been betrayed by her leader, then defected, tried to kill him, and was sent to … Continue reading It’s like if Luke Skywalker was a girl…
The stories of our families can shape us as much as our own life experiences. For one young girl, her grandmother's stories feel like destiny.
This is it. It's happened! I managed it - again! This morning I completed another manuscript first draft. This one is the sequel to The Set Up, and its name is Sweat. Sweat is about a woman named Haley who - while trying to get over her first love - meets a sexy personal trainer … Continue reading A finished manuscript is a terrible thing to waste.
I'm one of those readers who likes a lot of different genres, so when I find two of my favorites smashed into one book, I nearly always have to take a peek at the story. That's what happened with the book I'm reviewing today. I saw it was horror... then realized it was lesbian fiction, … Continue reading Grieving mother seeks solace, finds a mystery that turns into pure horror in By the Dark of Her Eyes. [Book Review]
A friend of mine tagged me last month to play a blog game he created. I wasn't sure if I would participate; I don't always, especially when I'm already feeling overwhelmed with work and other responsibilities. But this time I actually have something to offer in the form of a sneak peak into the sequel … Continue reading Romance and mystery with indie authors and the “First Day, First Paragraph” tag
Why Sci-Fi? Last NaNoWriMo, I took on two challenges. I challenged myself to finish a manuscript in November, and my writing group challenged each other to write a book set in space. What came out of that glorious duality was my first science fiction book, Banquet (Lesbians in Space, #1). I didn't technically win NaNoWriMo … Continue reading Really? You’re writing Sci-Fi now?!
Mystery, romance, animals, and a great setting - what's not to love? Last year, I went to the Lone Star Lesfic Festival in Austin, Texas to rub elbows with some of the greats of lesbian fiction. While I was there, I met a lot of authors whose books I had loved in the past, but … Continue reading There’s more stirring in the ‘Glades than pythons and manatees… [Book Review]