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POINT OF VIEW: The Joys of Reading

I’ve forgotten how good it feels just to read. It seems ironic that I’m a writer who doesn’t read anymore, doesn’t it? It’s like a chef who never bothers to taste any cooking other than his own. Or an artist who never visits an art gallery. I have no time. My work life is severely … Read more

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POINT OF VIEW: Squeeze Reading

Squeeze - Deposit Photos

For years, I have maintained that I simply had no time to read. My days are so tightly scheduled that I couldn’t even think about picking up a new book, let alone diving in with the intent to finish the whole damned thing. That changed this last month. Not because I suddenly had a lot … Read more

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Video From My Time Tested Books reading

Me, Mark, Vanessa

Here’s the full video (thanks Mark) for my reading/signing last night. I talk for a bit about how we came to Sacramento, how I came to writing, and about “The River City Chronicles.” The reading itself starts at about thirty five and a half minutes in, or at -21:45 on the countdown clock. Hope you … Read more

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I Did a Reading!

Scott reading

Our local writing group – the Queer Sacramento Authors Collective – had a reading at the Lavender Library on Friday night. I read a bit from Lander. Just finished a great reading event at the Lavender Library in Sacramento with five other queer authors. Here's mine:https://www.facebook.com/groups/queeromanceink/permalink/1812657362360848/ Posted by J. Scott Coatsworth on Friday, February 23, 2018 … Read more

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Lavender Library Reading

Lavender Library - Scott

Hey all, Just had a fabulous reading event here in SacTown at the Lavender Library. We had six authors read – Amy Lane, DL Kent, SA Collins, Liz Faraim, Pat Henshaw, and Me… click each name for the video on FB live. 🙂 Each one’s 8-12 minutes long. And there were cookies. So many cookies. … Read more

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Milk and Cookies at the Lavender Library on 3/19

QSAC

My local group, the Queer Sacramento Authors Collective, is hosting an event at the Lavender Library on Sunday, 3/19, from 5-7 PM. Nine local authors of queer fiction will be bringing milk and cookies and reading from their works (both published and in progress). Confirmed attending authors include: J. Scott Coatsworth Pat Henshaw Amy Lane … Read more

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The Amazingly Fabulous End to “The Autumn Lands” Blog Tour

Angel Reads Autumn Lands

My blog tour for “The Autumn Lands is winding to a close, and what better way to end it than a reading by one of my most favorite people in the world, Angel Martinez! I am thrilled beyond words, and am listening to it now. Listen on Angel’s Blog Here