Fool’s Gold: Best Gay Historical, Runner-up Best Gay Novel!

I'm absolutely over the moon to report that Fool's Gold has won a Rainbow Award for Best Gay Historical, and is a runner-up for Best Gay Novel of 2015! The Rainbow Awards are the brainchild of Elisa Rolle, author of Days of Love, a retrospective of LGBTQ love through the ages. Every year, Elisa single-handedly … Continue reading Fool’s Gold: Best Gay Historical, Runner-up Best Gay Novel!

Author Interview: Jess Faraday

Thank you Wendy for this excellent opportunity!

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Vintage microphone isolated on whiteJess Faraday and I met in a writing community on LiveJournal in 2004, and did our first Nanowrimo together in October that year. Along with several others, we formed our own writing and critique group, which has been going since January 2005. Jess was one of the first of us to get published, and she’s certainly one of our most prolific members. She has too many published books to be considered “emerging” any more, but it has been my pleasure and privilege to be part of her journey to publication — to see her emerge — and I’m thrilled that she agreed to do an author interview.

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Book cover: Fool's God by Jess FaradayBook cover: The Strange Case of the Big Sur Benefactor by Jess FaradayBook cover: Death and a Cup of Tea by Elm Books

JESS FARADAY is the author of the Ira Adler series (including the Lambda-shortlisted Affair of the Porcelain Dog), the steampunk thriller The Left Hand of Justice, the Stein & Vincent adventures, and numerous articles, short stories, and translations. She teaches a short fiction…

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Notes from the Calif. Crime Writers Conference

CCWC Wrap-up This weekend I had the pleasure of attending CCWC (the California Crime Writers Conference) for the first time. It was a small, friendly, well-organized conference with interesting presentations, and I’ll surely be back next year. Here are the takeaways: PEOPLE: The panels were interesting and informative, but the best and most useful result … Continue reading Notes from the Calif. Crime Writers Conference