Monthly Archives: August 2013

Playing For Social Change: A Better Place. A beautiful song for peace and equality.

I LOVE this collaborative song and message for peace and equality: A Better Place. It’s catchy and feel-good and beautiful. I wish more women were featured and for longer, and Canada, too–and I also wish they’d mentioned sexual orientation in … Continue reading

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SCARS audiobook now available for pre-order!

SCARS audiobook is now available for pre-order! It releases Sept 1st–a month before STAINED releases. The SCARS audiobook is read by Emily Bauer. It’s a different cover than the original book, but it’s still the same book on the inside. … Continue reading

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Lesbian Poet Speaks Powerfully With Her “Dear Straight People” Performance

Words are powerful, and spoken poetry can be especially powerful and evocative, especially when it tells a person’s truths, fights against oppression or injustice, and when it’s said with emotion. That’s what spoken word poet Denice Frohman did here at … Continue reading

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Q & A with Karl McMillen, author of Triumphs and Tragedies, a true story about wealth and addiction.

Today I have a Q & A with Karl McMillen, the author of Triumphs and Tragedies: A True Story of Wealth and Addiction, and the founder of the Thelma McMillen Center. Triumphs and Tragedies was co-authored with Bill Hayes and … Continue reading

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Get a free SCARS bonus short story when you sign up for my author newsletter.

Get a free SCARS bonus short story when you sign up for my author newsletter. This short story has never before been released, and is only available to my newsletter subscribers. My newsletter will let you know about my new … Continue reading

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Using Reading To Reignite Your Writing

I used Grammarly to grammar check this post, because even though I trained as an editor and a writer, I don’t always see the mistakes and typos in my own work. I think it’s easy, as a writer, to become … Continue reading

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