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COVER REVEAL / Bed of Rose and Thorns – Lee Hunt

Bed of Rose and Thorns

Lee Hunt has a new dark fantasy/fairy tale out: Bed of Rose and Thorns, and we have the cover reveal! There’s a giveaway too. Sir Ezra is an Elysian Bell; he has a frightening potential that he keeps hidden deep beneath tight layers of steel armor. He secretly loves a dark Queen whose touch would … Read more

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NEW RELEASE / GIVEAWAY: White Knight Audio – Mary Rundle

White Knight Audio - Mary Rundle

Mary Rundle has just released the audiobook version of White Knight (Blackwood Pack book 8), and it’s also available in eBook and paperback. Plus there’s a giveaway! The Blackwood Pack saga continues… This is part of an on-going series by Amazon International Bestselling Author, Mary Rundle – catching up on previous titles is advised. Readers … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Pride

QSAC at Placer Pride

I’ve been to a number of Pride events. Some were huge – like the million-plus events in San Francisco that take six hours to traverse Market Street from downtown to the Capitol. Some were more manageable, like the 45-minute long Sacramento Pride Parade and Festival. And some are almost intimate. But they all celebrate one … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Edale Lane

Edale Lane/Melodie Romeo

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. Today: Edale Lane – is an award-winning author (Rainbow Awards, Imaginarium Awards, Lesfic Bard Awards) who is realizing her dream of being a full-time writer. She is the alter-ego … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Molly Bragg

Molly Bragg

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. Today: I’m a 46-year-old trans woman with a degree in Astro-physics and a love of storytelling.  I love science fiction, superheroes, and giant robots.  My hobbies include collecting … Read more

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REVIEW: Last Worst Hopes – Lee Hunt

Last Worst Hopes - Lee Hunt

Genre: Fantasy LGBTQ+ Category: Includes Lesbian Characters Get It On Amazon About The Book Their world was ending, all the heroes were dead, the leaders confused, and their enemies were head and shoulders above them. But there was no one else; they were the dregs, the last worst hopes. Nehring Ardgour has summoned Skoll and … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Painting a World

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I’ve spent the last two years, since the depth of the first season of the pandemic, building a new world. When I wrapped up Dropnauts, I had three potential paths for my next project. Coredivers, the sequel to Dropnauts; The Forever Cycle, the missing middle books between The Ariadne Cycle and The Oberon Cycle; and … Read more

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Meraki P. Lyhne

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Meraki P. Lyhne

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. Today: Meraki P. Lyhne, real name Martin, is a Danish author spanning multiple genres and pseudonyms. Meraki P. Lyhne mainly writes contemporary paranormal LGBT fiction with various degrees … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: The Anatomy of a Writing Contest

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Nine years ago, Angel, Ben and I stuck our heads together to come up with an idea to bring some publicity to the Queer Sci Fi group and site. We hit upon a flash fiction contest, themed around a single word, and the annual QSF flash fiction contest was born. The theme that first year … Read more

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NEW RELEASE: Last Worst Hopes – Lee Hunt

Last Worst Hopes - Lee Hunt

Lee Hunt has a new epic fantasy out in both eBook/print and audiobook formats, set in the world of the Dynamicist Trilogy: Last Worst Hopes. And there’s a giveaway! Their world was ending, all the heroes were dead, the leaders confused, and their enemies were head and shoulders above them. But there was no one … Read more