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Coming Full Circle
As promised, I’m posting a personal essay written in 2021 during lockdown, shortly after I got the vaccine, which seemed so, so significant at the time. I realize that it is about time, hope, and gratitude. [Image is of a … Continue reading
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Roll up, roll up…
For the Smashwords Summer/Winter Sale, which is an annual monthlong event that spans the whole month of July. You can purchase ebooks in mobi or epub, or read on the online reader. The first book in my medieval Knight’s Tale … Continue reading
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I finished a trilogy!
There is an especially good feeling about writing the third book in a trilogy. Confession: I’ve only done it once before, with my Elsie Street series. But a few days ago, I finished up the third book in the Knight’s … Continue reading
Smashwords End of Year Sale Expands!
The 5th Annual Smashwords End of Year Sale is longer this year: it runs December 17-January 1. I decided to keep it simple this time. The first two books in my medieval Knight’s Tale series will be on sale for … Continue reading
Fall Bargains and Musings
I wanted to let folks know that a couple of my books are on sale now at Smashwords. You can get Once You Are Mine for 25% off; The Pull of Yesterday, book 2 in the Elsie Street trilogy is … Continue reading
Posted in Health, LGBT, News, Personal, Self-publishing, Writing Tagged Bookbub, cancer, Colin Powell, Covid, death, Elsie Street, Free, hearts, mortality, once you are mine, Radish, Smashwords, The Pull of Yesterday Leave a comment
Summer Odds n’ Ends
Summer’s a good time for bargains, and here are a few! First of all, the audiobook of Connecting the Dots: My Midlife Journey with Adult ADHD is on sale for just $1.99 thru the end of June over at BN‘s … Continue reading
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Happy Pride 2021
Pride comes but once a year! This month we are emerging from a pandemic. It feels like we ought to be joyous and yet there is more anxiety in the air than joyousness, for the most part. (Although on June … Continue reading
Review: Summer Will Show by Sylvia Townsend Warner
Occasionally, I will pick up a library book (and I vow to do this more, post-pandemic). I wanted to review a striking, mostly forgotten novel by 20th-century English author Sylvia Townsend Warner (1893-1978), whose long life spanned almost a century … Continue reading
Posted in creativity and its discontents, LGBT, Reviews, Writing Tagged 20th-century women writers, bisexuality, Communism, feminism, historical fiction, Jewish fiction, lesbian fiction, NYRB, Penguin, relationships between women, revolutionaries, Summer Will Show, Sylvia Townsend Warner, Valentine Ackland, women in love Leave a comment
Once You Are Mine by Gabriella West ~ Book Review
Originally posted on Lily Michaels:
In this pandemic love story set in the tense, unpredictable summer of 2020, 21-year-old Alex Martinez gets out of San Quentin after serving three years for a nonviolent crime. He’s hardened by his time inside…
Posted in LGBT, Reviews, Writing Tagged Alex, Bookbub, Lily Michaels, MMRomance, Northern California, once you are mine, pain, pandemic, real, Terry 1 Comment
Read an Ebook Week 2021 Starts Today!
It’s that time again… The Smashwords annual weekly sale starts today and runs through next Saturday. I have two ebooks on sale, A Knight’s Tale: Kenilworth, my medieval romance novel, and my latest contemporary M/M romance, Once You are Mine. … Continue reading