(Photo credit: Owestry Town Museum) An amazing cache of WWII love letters has been found, between a soldier named Gilbert Bradley, and his sweetheart, Gordon Bowsher. You can read about it at BBC & at NewNowNext There are over 300 letters between the two. The person who happened upon the first few thought they were simply… Continue reading “There is a gay history and it isn’t always negative and tearful”
I, for one, have been thrown for a loop — actually, I take that back; that’s not enough. I feel like a great many of us have been thrown under a speeding train. I am so tempted, so very very tempted, to stoop to the level of this election, of the people who have elected… Continue reading My friends, we will Live & Love, Defiantly
This is the Mucha window in St Vitus Cathedral in Prague Castle — a huge cathedral right in the middle of this amazing & stunning castle in Prague. I had the very good fortune to visit it while I was writing Daniel & Erik’s Super Fab Ultimate Wedding Checklist, and this particular window is the… Continue reading how crying over stained glass became the best part of my character
I’ve gone dark around here, which I had hoped would be an infrequent occurrence, but summer around here is always filled with crazy things to do, things that pop up and things that keep jumping to the head of my to-do list. My mantra lately has been “If they can accomplish it, so can I.” The… Continue reading If they can accomplish it, so can I; #AmWriting goals
Now, I’ve got several things to talk about the most exciting of which is: MY BOOK WILL BE RELEASED INTO THE WILD TOMORROW!!! I will be on this-here virtual book tours, (see above image) and stopping at these-here very fine blogs and I’m really excited to be able to chat with people about my book.… Continue reading Book tours, happily ever after for all, and how to keep two puppies from fighting
BOOK TOUR!!! I’m going on a virtual book tour! HUZZAH Check out these lovely, wonderful and exciting blogs and see what I’ve got up my sleeve! You’ll learn some surprising things, some silly things, and some things I never thought I’d ever tell anyone! Comment on the posts, and you’ll be entered to win one… Continue reading
I’ve been following the news, hanging on every word, every story about the Orlando massacre. I’ve felt helpless, I’ve felt terrified, I’ve felt angry. But I’ve felt such love, as well, such solidarity with other LBGTQ communities around the world, and that gives me such hope. I’ve written to my State Representatives and Congresspeople, telling… Continue reading What can I say that hasn’t already been said?
Did I mention I’ve got a book coming out in June? June 23rd, to be exact. As in, *this* June 23rd. That means I’m a busy little bee behind the scenes here — interviews to respond to, blog tour posts to write. I spent some time yesterday playing on Tumblr, or rather, having my characters… Continue reading My book comes out on June 23rd!
Have not yet made the exercise plunge, which I really need to do. But I keep having other things jump ahead of it in my to-do list. Miraculously, I’ve been able to handle all the ball-juggling & balancing acts necessary this week, with nary a freak-out or crying jag. I’m giving myself a B+ in… Continue reading Day 5