Category Archives: lgbtq

The Art of Three wins a Rainbow Award

The Art of Three was named a winner in the Rainbow Awards in the category of Best Contemporary Bisexual Romance. The book was also named a runner-up for Best Bisexual Romance overall, and three judges awarded us honorable mentions (scoring the book … Continue reading

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Kids, book fairs, and queer fears

Yesterday, Erin and I attended a book fair. We do a lot of book fairs, both special interest (i.e., LGBTQ or romance genre specific) and general interest (i.e., The Brooklyn Book Festival). We enjoy them, and we are, as a … Continue reading

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Yup, bi romance really is a thing

I know you’re reading that headline and wondering why I’m stating the obvious. The short answer is because it apparently needs to be stated. Yesterday,  Erin and I were in our Philadelphia office doing a long, brutal edit on The Art … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Talking Queer Romance with SA Collins

Today we’re thrilled to have fellow queer romance writer SA Collins with us to talk about his new book Angels of Mercy Volume 2, Marco. It’s a tough gig to be a writer. Whoever said, “eh, stories aren’t so hard to … Continue reading

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This weekend: OutWrite LGBT Book Festival in Washington DC!

On Saturday, August 1, Erin & I will be vending at the OutWrite Book Festival in Washington DC. As someone who went to university in DC and worked at the now defunct, but completely legendary LGBTQ bookstore Lambda Rising, I’m super … Continue reading

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Adjunct Hell and our ongoing fascination with age difference narratives

Like many of our stories, “Adjunct Hell” is, among other things, an age difference story. Our interest in writing relationships with age differences comes from a lot of difference places. Sometimes, it’s just fun (and sexy) to write stories about … Continue reading

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So Racheline used to be a dominatrix

In the early 2000s I worked as a dominatrix for about 18 months.  Doing the work as a pro didn’t really suit me, but I did learn a tremendous amount about myself, my kink, and other people and their desires … Continue reading

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Room 1024: A Book With an HFN

Most of what my co-writer, Racheline Maltese, and I write can be pretty fairly classified as an HEA. We like finding new and creative ways (and subverting some old ones) to give our characters their well-earned Happily Ever After. Which … Continue reading

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RainbowCon: Come Meet Us in Tampa!

In less than one month, Erin and I will be in Tampa for RainbowCon running from Thursday July 16 – Sunday July 19th. We’ll be in the dealers room with paperbacks of Starling, Doves, Phoenix, Best Gay Romance 2015, Bitten by Moonlight, … Continue reading

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Hop Against Homophobia & Transphobia — Show your favorite LGBTQ organizations some love

So Erin & I are participating in the Hop Against Homophobia and Transphobia (click on the image at left!), in honor of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Say that three times fast. The blog hop is specifically for … Continue reading

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