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NEW RELEASE: Opposed Desires – Katherine McIntyre

Opposed Desires - Kathleen McIntyre

Katherine McIntyre has a new FF contemporary romance out: Opposed Desires. And there’s a giveaway! Closet Romantic falling for the Hookup Queen? Never gonna happen… until one memorable vacation changes it all. When it comes to women, Aubrey Moore believes in no-strings-attached hookups and keeping things simple. On her beach trip, her plan is clear—hit … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Beating Up My Inner Asshole

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Almost every writer has what’s called an inner critic – a voice inside their heads that ridicules their work, tells them they’re not good enough, and generally makes their writing lives a living hell. It’s like your high school bully took up residence inside your head, where it’s really easy for him to figure out … Read more

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COVER REVEAL: Tangents & Tachyons – J. Scott Coatsworth

Tangents & Tachyons - J. Scott Coatsworth

I have a new queer sci fi collection coming out on December 10th, and am sharing the cover with you today: Tangents & Tachyons. And there’s a giveaway too! Tangents & Tachyons is Scott’s second anthology – six sci fi and sci-fantasy shorts that run the gamut from time travel to hopepunk and retro spec fic: … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Dani Hermit & Curtis Star

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Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. The writing duo behind several briefly notorious YuGiOh fanfics, Dani Hermit (they/them) and Curtis Star (he/him) have been romantically involved for over 20 years, though they have been … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Second Drafting

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I’m setting off on an epic quest today – the second draft of my Dragon Eater trilogy. It got me thinking – how do other writers handle second drafts? I usually do three drafts total. The first one is the get-it-all-on-the-page one.The second draft is the fix-all-the-broken-things-and-flesh-out-the-scenery one. And my third draft is the post-beta-clean-up. … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: J.L. Gribble

J.L. Gribble

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. By day, J. L. Gribble is a professional medical editor. By night, she does freelance fiction editing in all genres, along with reading, playing video games, and occasionally … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Triumph’s Ashes – Adam Gaffen

Triumph's Ashes - Adam Gaffen

Adam Gaffen has a new LGBTQ+ space opera out, The Cassidy Chronicles volume 5: Triumph’s Ashes. And there’s a $100 giveaway! Viva la revolucion! The Primus, Vasilia Newling, is facing her worst nightmares: A revolution on Luna. Titan and the Asteroids abandoning the Solarian Union. Defections from within her own government. All because of those … Read more

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ANNOUNCEMENT/GIVEAWAY: The Ex’s Boyfriend – Hurri Cosmo

The Ex's Boyfriend - Hurri Cosmo

Hurri Cosmo has a new MM paranormal ghost romance out: The Ex’s Boyfriend. And there’s a giveaway! Mark has always been a Dominant. The Top in every relationship. Just ask Leon, his very ex-boyfriend, because that’s what he told Mark he was. Okay, Mark’s only had the one relationship so the ‘always’ was a reach, … Read more

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REVIEW: The Left Hand of Dog – S.I. Clarke

The Left Hand of Dog - SI Clarke

Genre: Sci Fi, Comedy LGBTQ+ Category: Ace, Aro, Agender Reviewer: Scott Get It On Amazon About The Book Escaping intergalactic kidnappers has never been quite so ridiculous. When Lem and her faithful dog, Spock, retreat from the city for a few days of hiking in Algonquin Park, the last thing they expect is to be … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: A Week in Shit City

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I’m neck-deep in shit. Not literally, thank the stars. And if you thought this was going to be a column about what an awful week I just had, you’ll be sorely disappointed. The COP26 climate change conference just wrapped up in Dublin. And while the latest accords and agreements weren’t nearly enough to stave off … Read more