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Blog Tour, Part 1

April 18, 2011
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Today, I visited Bett Norris’ blog for an interview. Check it out here: Bett Norris’ Interview.

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A Guest Blog by Marianne K. Martin!

April 4, 2011
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Marianne K. Martin (left) pictured here with Val McDermid, Kelly Smith and Me in P-Town 2009, is the author of numerous lesbian romances, and one of the publishers of Bywater Books. She’s kicking off the blog tour on my site with an interview. What made you decide to write lesbian fiction? It’s affordable therapy. Seriously. I taught in the public school system for twenty-five years, as closed and closeted a profession as you can...

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Survey Says

April 20, 2010
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So, here’s the exciting news:  my website is currently the project of an ambitious design student.  And this initial process involves detailing the steps we’ll take to create a more innovative and effective site.  What do I mean “we”? Well, I get to answer vision questions.  And I’m currently asking you to answer vision questions too.  Will you take a moment, with these: 1. What motivates you to come to my site? 2. What...

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Upcoming events

October 4, 2009
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It has been a big week.  My second novel is typeset, and, hopefully, at the printers.  My reading at Auntie’s Bookstore in Spokane is scheduled for Wednesday, November 4th at 7 p.m., and then on Friday, November 6th, I’ll host the 11th annual GLBT Film Festival in Spokane.  For more info on the film festival, check out http://www.spokanefilmfest.org/ And I’ve just finished a first draft of my third manuscript.

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Auntie's Open Mic

November 8, 2008
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I’ll be reading from my soon-to-be-published novel, A Field Guide to Deception, at Auntie’s Bookstore (402 W. Main) in Spokane on Friday, November 14th.  Come support some writers at 7 p.m.

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Post-Buzz and Still Dreaming

October 20, 2008
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The thing about art is that it has to be manic. The crest and trough heaving is necessary to be able to experience and capture and elucidate the joy and folly of living. When you find yourself surrounded by nurturing, intelligent women with educated opinions and firebrand ideals, you start to think you’ve only ever half-lived. And you’re right.  So, P-Town was fantastic. Two readings, four signings, a wine & cheese mingle, a panel,...

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Tourist

October 20, 2008
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In graduate school, a woman I was in love with gave me a copy of Jeanette Winterson’s “The Passion” and promised it would change me.  And it did.  It was an uncomfortable read.  Mad and operatic.  Typical of Winterson in its tone and mode, as I would learn afterward, but startling in that first read.  I remember having to remind myself to breathe.  And the scene where the web-footed woman takes her gondola to the house of her...

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Women’s Week in Provincetown – I’ll be participating in the following events

October 10, 2008
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Wednesday, October 15th 1:00 p.m.  Group reading in the Madeira Room at the Vixen with a book signing afterwards at Now Voyager. Thursday, October 16th  2:00 p.m.  Bywater Group Book signing at Womencrafts with Cynn Chadwick, Jill Malone, Marianne K. Martin, Val McDermid and Mari SanGiovanni 4:00 p.m.  Bywater Group Book signing at Now Voyager with Cynn Chadwick, Jill Malone, Marianne K. Martin, Val McDermid and Mari SanGiovanni 5:00 p.m.   Jill Malone will read from Red Audrey and the...

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Book Vote

September 8, 2008
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Take a moment to vote for the best lesbian book of the 20th Century at http://www.bywaterbooks.com/xcart/pages.php?pageid=9

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Women's Week in PTown

September 8, 2008
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Oh, this is mad exciting.  Bywater Books has organized a number of stellar events in Provincetown, Massachusetts during Women’s Week.  I’ll be there from Tuesday, October 14th until Saturday, October 18th.   On Wednesday, October 15th, I’ll be reading at the Vixen with several other authors from 1-3 p.m. Signings afterward at Now Voyager. Thurday, October 16th, I’ll be reading in the Vixen’s wine bar at 5 p.m.  Check out Now Voyager and Womencrafts...

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