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Portland, Vancouver & Victoria Tour Dates!

Posted on Apr 9, 2012 in Blog, Events, Feminism, Gender, LGBTQ, Literature, News, Publishing, Sexuality, Writing | 0 comments

Lunatic Fringe is 6 months old! In the traditional world of publishing, I'd be done touring by now. But, as a spitfire entrepreneur, I'm never done! I hit the road this month to visit colleges, conferences, and teach my favorite classes! If you're in Portland, Seattle, Victoria B.C., or Vancouver, read on for details for all my upcoming appearances!

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Queer Love Poetry Day #8: two little ghosts by Indigo

Posted on Feb 14, 2012 in Blog, Feminism, Gender, LGBTQ, Literature, Writing | 0 comments

two little ghosts you say you’ll love me until they throw dirt on my face that after you’re gone your ghost will go on loving me sneak up behind me in the kitchen spook the cats yell “boo” at my mis-matched outfits I laugh but I can’t see myself without you I only see us at 90 with bags on both shoulders tugging on the collars of our elderly cats cackling like school girls I only see us two little ghosts thumb wrestling in the dark “ghost fucking” on our second honeymoon scaring...

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In Praise of Kick Ass Heroines: Haywire and the Believable Ass-Kicking Woman

Posted on Jan 23, 2012 in Blog, Feminism, Gender, Reviews | 4 comments

How to create a credible heroine, in three easy steps: 1) Give her muscles. 2) Give her a combat background. 3) Give her sensible shoes. Tonight, my sweetie and I saw Haywire. I knew I’d like it, because I have a soft spot for female vigilantes, but I wasn’t aware of how deliciously insidious the film would be. On the way home, my sweetie asked how I could reconcile my feminism with loving a character that needed to ascribe to male ideals of power in order to be considered...

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Awards, Interviews & News

Posted on Nov 17, 2011 in Blog, Events, Feminism, Gender, LGBTQ, News, Publishing, Writing | 0 comments

I’m happy to be home and furiously at work on the sequel to Lunatic Fringe.  I’m about eighty pages in and the book is looking *great* if I do say so myself. I learned so much from writing Lunatic Fringe, and I’m excited to use my new skills in the sequel. I’m ramping up the sex, action, patter and poetry that everyone seemed to like in the first book, while moving at a much quicker pace and holding nothing back.   My plan is to have Hungry Ghost out by February of...

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The Tyranny of “I Don’t Get It”

Posted on Nov 11, 2011 in Blog, Feminism, Gender, LGBTQ, Literature, Reviews, Writing | 1 comment

Since my novel came out at the start of October, I’ve been getting a lot of feedback.  It’s mixed, as is often the case with art, and I consider myself blessed to not only have people engaging with my work in a way that challenges & entertains them, but in a way that arouses strong opinions.  I feel doubly blessed when readers feel comfortable sharing their opinions with others.  This is, after all, how my book will spread, from all reviews and comments, positive and...

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This Review Made Me Cry

Posted on Oct 17, 2011 in Blog, Feminism, Publishing, Reviews, Writing | 0 comments

But maybe just cause I’m a softy.  Or maybe because it’s an insane feeling to have people you love and respect love and respect your work.  Either way, it feels so good. Check out the always amazing kd diamond’s review of Lunatic Fringe. (And then check out her work here: katiediamond.com) Book Review of Allison Moon’s “Lunatic Fringe” from katie diamond on...

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