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Publishing

This Writer’s Brain

Posted on Jun 1, 2014 in Blog, Publishing, Writing | 1 comment

The 1st draft of my 3rd book, Girl Sex 101, is done and off to my editor and illustrator. (Learn more about the book here) I’ve been “done” for a week, and I’m going a little nuts. Yes, there’s more to do, but this is the weird lull that after 3 books I’ve grown to hate. An efficient writer/publisher would use this downtime to work on press releases, tweak the production calendar, and cross all the paperwork “t’s”. I’ve done it...

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Why I’m Never Selling on Consignment Again

Posted on May 23, 2014 in Blog, Publishing | 2 comments

There are many frustrating realities of being a self-published author: unfriendly review policies, managing your own production, stigma, and more. Now, after self-publishing two books and prepping the third, I’ve decided to improve my quality of life by fixing one of these frustrating realities: I’m not selling on consignment to bookstores anymore. Consignment works like this: You loan a bookstore your books. If they sell them, they pay you, if they don’t, they either give the books...

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East Coast Dates! Boston and NYC

Posted on Aug 12, 2013 in Blog, Events, LGBTQ, News, Publishing | 0 comments

I’m getting ready to head East, visiting NYC and Boston for two 1-night-only events. New York:  Crowdfunding Your Queer Project: A Panel Conversation You have a great idea. You may even have a hearty platform. But can you translate that into enough funds to support your project? Learn from successful crowdfunders Allison Moon (Tales of the Pack series) and kd diamond (Salacious Magazine) as they discussed what worked, what didn’t, and what they didn’t see...

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Belated Reaction to Kickstarter’s Apology

Posted on Jul 3, 2013 in Blog, Feminism, Publishing | 3 comments

When everything went down with the “How to Sexually Assault Women” PUA Kickstarter project, I was incensed.  It was just one more insult added to the barrage of sexist, misogynistic, and hateful rhetoric hurled at women and good men in what appears to be a banner year for this kind of bullshit. And it was one more piece of evidence that the shitty men are winning.  The PUA piece of shit earned $16K for his project, and impressionable and lonely men who backed the project will get...

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Dating & Self-Publishing

Posted on Apr 29, 2013 in Blog, Publishing, Writing | 2 comments

My partner is a rather well-known sex-educator. He tends to attract straight, single women looking for partnership to his workshops. Sometimes, when I’m introduced as his partner, these fans will pile-on with questions about how I found such a great catch.  I used to hate this line of questioning, because it implied there was some sort of game or magic formula. As if by reading the right combination of Cosmo articles, wearing the right clothes, and behaving in a certain way, I found a...

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Hungry Ghost Releases PLUS a Giveaway!

Posted on Apr 9, 2013 in Blog, Publishing, Writing | 0 comments

Hungry Ghost, book 2 of the Tales of the Pack series officially releases today! You may have your copy flying to you already because you preordered or backed my Kickstarter, but if not, you can order your copy now at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or through my web store.  You can also order it at your favorite bookstore. AND I’m giving away two t-shirts!  (Check out the styles) To enter, buy Hungry Ghost as an ebook or paperback from any retailer and forward me the receipt. I’ll...

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