The Write Stuff: 10 Awesome Software Apps For Writers

October 3, 2017

10 Awesome Software Apps For Writers 

In this episode of The Write Stuff we chat to marketing guru, Tamara about 10 awesome software apps for writers. 

They are

1 Scrivener

2 Grammarly

3 Google Ngram

4 Evernote 

5 Dropbox

6 Google Earth and Maps

7 Google Docs 

8 Dragon Software

9 Ancestry.com

10 5000 Words Per Hour 

 

About Tamara 

Tamara is a marketing professional who works at a South African software firm. 

About Sheena 

Sheena started The Lesbian Review and The Lesbian Talk Show. She saw a gap for great content for listeners and readers. The Lesbian Review is now one of the biggest review websites in the sector and The Lesbian Talk Show is one of the biggest podcasts in the sector.  

Great content is a priority for Sheena and she is always chatting to authors and listeners in search of new topics for her podcasts. 

You can find Sheena on 

Facebook 

Twitter 

Her website 

 

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Book Clips: Love Forever, Live Forever by Annette Mori

October 2, 2017

Love Forever, Live Forever by Annette Mori 

Synopsis 

No one forgets their first love. For Nicky, that’s Sara, who abruptly disappears one day, leaving only a cryptic letter. That day scarred her soul. When the pain starts to diminish, Nicky begins to get her life back on track until it is derailed once again by an unimaginable twist. 

Changed forever, Nicky becomes a careless, womanizing nomad known as the Little Wild One, until she meets Annie. Thirteen years later, Nicky’s finally settled and happy. Fate intervenes and puts her directly back into the path of her first love, Sara, and the corresponding events send her into a tailspin. Now she must decide—who will be the person she ends up living with and loving forever? 

 

You can find this novel on Amazon (link works for US, UK and Canada)

 

Visit www.TheLesbianTalkShow.com/Reading for more information on sending us your reading for Book Clips

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Women and Words: And where, exactly, are the weather forecasters and meteorologists in lesfic?

October 1, 2017

 

And where, exactly, are the weather forecasters and meteorologists in lesfic?

 

Some day Andi and Jove will totally figure out how to pronounce Barbara Winkes’ name. They also discuss the point that writer’s block can be a thing. How you approach it can make it a worse or better thing. They also totally appreciate Alicia Vikander’s turn as Lara Croft in the forthcoming Tomb Raider (2018). Because reasons.

23 Sept.: Women and Wordster Erin Saluta did a roundup of books based on comments on her previous blog in which people suggested a character trait or profession and Erin would match a lesfic book to it. Lots of fun. She’s doing it again, so stop by.

  •  Women and Words link HERE

 24 Sept.: Author Louisa Kelley joined us and talked about her background and how she came to write female/female paranormal fiction.

27 Sept.: Author Barbara Winkes stopped by to chat a bit about writer’s block with some insight about how to address it.

28 Sept.: Author and Women and Wordster Renée Bess joined us and shared a story of how she came to the idea to put together an anthology with fellow author Lee Lynch about the importance of bars to LGBTQ culture. The anthology, titled, Our Happy Hours: LGBT Voices from the Gay Bars, will be available Oct. 9 and proceeds go to benefit organizations that help LGBTQ youth (esp. Philly and NYC).

29 Sept.: Author and Women and Wordster Andi Marquette did a Fangirl Friday about the movie Kingsman: The Golden Circle.

 

Check with the GCLS for info about awards deadlines and also Lambda Literary for their deadlines, too.

 

ALSO!!!! Don’t forget to sign up for the Hootenanny! Go to the Women and Words site and you’ll see the info post pinned to the top.

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Lesbian Historic Motif Project: The Highwaywoman Special

September 30, 2017

The Highwaywoman Special, including 5 Highwaywoman Romances 

This is my first “fifth week special” episode, when I have to come up with something outside my 4-topic rotation. Today we have a multi-media look at female highwaymen in history, song, and story, including five lesbian highwaywoman romances. 

In this episode we talk about 

  • The historic era of the highwaymen 
  • Ballads featuring female highwaymen (you get to hear me sing!) 
  • Women in history who went “on the pad” as they say, or who were rumored to have done so 
  • The most popular formula for lesbian highwaywoman novels  
  • Five lesbian highwaywoman romances, plus one bonus highway robbery incident  

The various persons and works discussed or presented in this podcast (in order of appearance) are as follows. Some historic references may apply to more than one person.  

 

More info 

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives at: http://alpennia.com/lhmp 

You can follow the blog on my website http://alpennia.com/blog or subscribe to the RSS feed http://alpennia.com/blog/feed/ 

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to: contact@alpennia.com

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Les Do Books: Rebekah Weatherspoon’s Recommended Lesfic

September 29, 2017

Rebekah Weatherspoon’s Recommended Lesfic Reads 

In this episode, Rebekah Weatherspoon joins Tara to talk about lesfic that she recommends, as well as a few books from her to-be-read pile. Authors are readers too, so Tara was excited to hear about which books Rebekah loves and is looking forward to checking out. 

Check out the books discussed here: 

 

Learn more about Rebekah Weatherspoon 

 

More info 

Come talk to us about these books and any other lesfic you’ve been reading lately at our Facebook group, The Lesbian Review Book Club

You can see all of our reviews, top 10 lists and author profiles on TheLesbianReview.com and don’t forget to send your emails, questions and more to Tara@TheLesbianReview.com

 

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Curves Welcome: Taking The High Road

September 28, 2017

Taking the High Road 

Novelist and Motivational Blogger Suzie Carr shares ways on how to take the high road even when it seems it’s impossible. 

A Note to Listeners: 

Is there a topic you’d like to hear me cover? Please email me at suzie@curveswelcome.com to let me know. I have a special treat for you if you do. Please mention Podcast Idea in your subject line. 

More info 

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Badass Women Save Themselves: The Russo Test

September 27, 2017

The Russo Test

In this episode authors Jove Belle and Blythe Rippon chat about the Russo Test. 

The Bechdel test has been around since it first appeared in Dykes to Watch Out For in 1985, but it moved to general parlance in the 2000s. Perhaps it's impressive, then, that we learned about the Vito Russo test a mere five years after it was introduced in 2012. The test sets a very low bar (like the Bechdel test) for measuring positive representation of queer characters. We evaluate its efficacy and discuss some movies and television characters that pass it. 

About Jove And Blythe  

Both are published authors and all round badass women in their own right.  Jove is also on the Women And Words podcast where she and Andi do a roundup of the week’s happenings on their website.  

You can find more info here 

 

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The Write Stuff: 15 Ways Authors Should Use Video

September 26, 2017

15 Ways Authors Should Use Video 

Tamara joins Sheena on this episode of The Write Stuff and they chat about 15 ways that authors should be using videos to engage more with their audience. 

 

The Video Types Include 

1 Author Q and A 

2 Sneak Peak Videos 

3 Revealing Your New Title 

4 Cover Reveals 

5 New Characters 

6 Announcing A Book For Release 

7 Books Being Released Into The World 

8 Giveaways and Competitions 

9 An Interview 

10 Tutorials 

11 Live Q And A 

12 Story Inspiration 

13 Vloging/Behind The Scenes Updates 

14 Writing Tips 

15 Review Books 

 

Places You Can Use Video 

  • YouTube and YouTube Live 
  • Facebook and Facebook Live 
  • Periscope 
  • Instagram Live 

 

The Awesome People Who We Talked About 

Clare Lydon’s Podcast

Clare Lydon’s Video A Day In The Life Of A Writer

RG Emanuelle 

Dirt Roads Books

Heather Rose Jones

 

About Tamara 

Tamara is a marketing guru. She works as a marketing manager for a software firm in South Africa. 

About Sheena 

Sheena started The Lesbian Review and The Lesbian Talk Show. She saw a gap for great content for listeners and readers. The Lesbian Review is now one of the biggest review websites in the sector and The Lesbian Talk Show is one of the biggest podcasts in the sector. 

Great content is a priority for Sheena and she is always chatting to authors and listeners in search of new topics for her podcasts. 

You can find Sheena on 

Facebook 

Twitter 

Her website 

 

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Book Clips: The Long Past & Other Stories by Ginn Hale

September 25, 2017

The Long Past & Other Stories by Ginn Hale 

Synopsis 

1858 –Warring mages open up a vast inland sea that splits the United States in two. With the floodwaters come creatures from a long distant past. What seems like the End Times forges a new era of heroes and heroines who challenge tradition, law, and even death as they transform the old west into a new world. 

In the heart of dinosaur country a laconic trapper and a veteran mage risk treason to undertake a secret mission. 

A brilliant magician and her beautiful assistant light up stages with the latest automaton, but the secrets both of them are hiding test their trust in each other and pit them against one of the most powerful men in the world. 

At the wild edge of the Inland Sea, amidst crocodiles and triceratops, an impoverished young man and a Pinkerton Detective must join forces to outmaneuver a corrupt judge and his gunmen. 

This is a reading from the short story - The Hollow History of Professor Perfectus featured in The Long Past & Other Stories 

You can find this novel on Amazon 

 

Visit www.TheLesbianTalkShow.com/Reading for more information on sending us your reading for Book Clips 

 

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Toddlers are sticky and they don’t care

September 24, 2017

Women and Words Overview

16-22 September 2017

 

Jove has an important PSA regarding toddlers and notes that babysitting is an effective form of birth control. Andi and Jove would also like an invite to the UK (though they may not be able to use it) because it would make them feel loved and they also get a little serious about life and loss and the gender binary. DEEP THOUGHTS, y’all!

 

16 Sept.: Women and Wordster Erin Saluta interviews reader Shari Baumer about lesfic and Shari provided some titles that have had some influence in her life.

  •  Women and Words link HERE

 18 Sept.: Author and Women and Wordster Stevie Carroll joins us with photos and a description of her trip to the Worcestershire village of Broadway.

19 Sept.: Author and Women and Wordster Ashley Bartlett notes the age-old question about writing: plotter or pantser? And how it works with her process.

  • Women and Words link HERE
  • Find more info about Ashley HERE

20 Sept.: Author and Women and Wordster Clifford Mae Henderson talks about something she didn’t know about her dad that she found out after his death.

  • Women and Words link HERE
  • Clifford Mae Henderson’s website

22 Sept.: Author and Women and Wordster Andi Marquette does a Fangirl Friday in which she muses about the gender binary.

  • ALSO! The Hot of the Press/Coming Attractions lists are up for October and September.
  • Fangirl Friday blog link HERE
  • Andi Marquette’s website
  • Andi fangirls on Twitter and Tumblr

 

ALSO! Get those nominations in for GCLS and Lambda Literary.

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The Lesbian Historic Motif Project: What Medieval Lesbians Did In Bed

September 23, 2017

What Medieval Lesbians Did in Bed 

This episode looks at the historic evidence for the specific sexual techniques enjoyed between women in the middle ages and Renaissance. Caution: although this essay isn’t intended as erotica, it does include a lot of detailed technical descriptions of bodies, sex acts, and sex toys. The content is very definitely Not Safe For Work. 

In this episode we talk about 

  • What are the sources of historic evidence for this question? 
  • Which sources can we trust for what women were actually doing, and which ones are more likely to be about what men thought they were doing? 
  • Did the repertoire of sexual techniques change over time? Was it different indifferent places? 
  • What was the range of activities that medieval people considered to be “sex”? How did it differ from modern definitions? 

More info 

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives at: http://alpennia.com/lhmp 

You can follow the blog on my website (http://alpennia.com/blog) or subscribe to the RSS feed (http://alpennia.com/blog/feed/) 

This major sources used for this podcast are discussed in more detail at the Lesbian Historic Motif Project: 

  • Benkov, Edith. “The Erased Lesbian: Sodomy and the Legal Tradition in Medieval Europe” in Same Sex Love and Desire Among Women in the Middle Ages. ed. by Francesca Canadé Sautman & Pamela Sheingorn. Palgrave, New York, 2001. (http://alpennia.com/lhmp/lesbian-historic-motif-project-22-benkov-2001-erased-lesbian-sodomy-and-legal-tradition) 
  • Borris, Kenneth (ed). 2004. Same-Sex Desire in the English Renaissance: A Sourcebook of Texts, 1470-1650. Routledge, New York. ISBN 978-1-138-87953-9 (http://alpennia.com/lhmp/publication/4356) 
  • Brown, Judith C. 1984. “Lesbian Sexuality in Renaissance Italy: The Case of Sister Benedetta Carlini” in Signs 9 (1984): 751-58. (reprinted in: Freedman, Esteele B., Barbara C. Gelpi, Susan L. Johnson & Kathleen M. Weston. 1985. The Lesbian Issue: Essays from Signs. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago. ISBN 0-2256-26151-4) (http://alpennia.com/lhmp/lhmp-115-brown-1984-lesbian-sexuality-renaissance-italy-case-sister-benedetta-carlini) 
  • Crompton, Louis. 1985. “The Myth of Lesbian Impunity: Capital Laws from 1270 to 1791” in Licata, Salvatore J. & Robert P. Petersen (eds). The Gay Past: A Collection of Historical Essays. Harrington Park Press, New York. ISBN 0-918393-11-6 (Also published as Journal of Homosexuality, Vol. 6, numbers 1/2, Fall/Winter 1980.) (http://alpennia.com/lhmp/lhmp-129-crompton-1985-myth-lesbian-impunity-capital-laws-1270-1791) 
  • Lansing, Carol. 2005. “Donna con Donna? A 1295 Inquest into Female Sodomy” in Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History: Sexuality and Culture in Medieval and Renaissance Europe, Third Series vol. II: 109-122. (http://alpennia.com/lhmp/lhmp-117-lansing-2005-donna-con-donna-1295-inquest-female-sodomy) 
  • Matter, E. Ann. 1989. “My Sister, My Spouse: Woman-Identified Women in Medieval Christianity” in Weaving the Visions: New Patterns in Feminist Spirituality, eds. Judith Plaskow & Carol P. Christ. Harper & Row, San Francisco. (http://alpennia.com/lhmp/lesbian-historic-motif-project-50-matter-1989-my-sister-my-spouse-woman-identified-women) 
  • Merrick, Jeffrey & Bryant T. Ragan, Jr. 2001. Homosexuality in Early Modern France: A Documentary Collection. Oxford University Press, New York. ISBN 0-19-510257-6 (http://alpennia.com/lhmp/publication/3995) 
  • Mills, Robert. 2015. Seeing Sodomy in the Middle Ages. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago. ISBN 978-0-226-16912-5 (http://alpennia.com/lhmp/publication/4795) 
  • Murray, Jacqueline. 1996. "Twice marginal and twice invisible: Lesbians in the Middle Ages" in Handbook of Medieval Sexuality, ed. Vern L. Bullough and James A. Brundage, Garland Publishing,. pp. 191-222 (http://alpennia.com/lhmp/lesbian-historic-motif-project-18-murray-1996-twice-marginal-and-twice-invisible-lesbians) 
  • Puff, Helmut. 2000. "Female Sodomy: The Trial of Katherina Hetzeldorfer (1477)" in Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies: 30:1, 41-61. (http://alpennia.com/lhmp/lesbian-historic-motif-project-2-puff-2000-female-sodomy-trial-katherina-hetzeldorfer-1477) 
  • Schibanoff, Susan. “Hildegard of Bingen and Richardis of Stade: The Discourse of Desire” in Same Sex Love and Desire Among Women in the Middle Ages (ed. by Francesca Canadé Sautman & Pamela Sheingorn), Palgrave, New York, 2001. (http://alpennia.com/lhmp/lesbian-historic-motif-project-20-schibanoff-2001-hildegard-bingen-and-richardis-stade) 
  • Traub, Valerie. 2002. The Renaissance of Lesbianism in Early Modern England.Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. ISBN 0-521-44885-9 (http://alpennia.com/lhmp/publication/4372) 
  • Velasco, Sherry. 2011. Lesbians in Early Modern Spain. Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville. ISBN 978-0-8265-1750-0 (http://alpennia.com/lhmp/publication/4949) 

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to: contact@alpennia.com

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Book Clips: Threads Of The Heart by Jeannie Levig

September 22, 2017

Threads Of The Heart by Jeannie Levig 

Synopsis 

No one travels this life alone. 

Maggie Rae-McInnis is happy in her twelve-year relationship with Addison and renting out the rooms in their large home in the Hollywood Hills. Her one nagging fear is that her partner is not as happy as she is—and she is right. Addison is a hot mess. Though she loves Maggie, she feels something is missing. When she meets Victoria Fontaine, a confident, sexy, and manipulative younger woman, she is swept into something new, exciting, and a little dangerous. 

Tess Rossini and Dusty Gardner, the couple’s closest friends and long-term tenants, face their own fears as they navigate the uncharted waters of love, and Eve Jacobs, newest arrival, finds herself on a path of self-discovery.  

The love and friendship these women share make up the threads that weave together to form the unbreakable bonds that last a lifetime. 

You can find this novel on Amazon 

 

Visit www.TheLesbianTalkShow.com/Reading for more information on sending us your reading for Book Clips

 

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Book Clips: Girl Called London by Clare Lydon

September 21, 2017

A Girl Called London by Clare Lydon  

Synopsis 

When life knocks you down, can love pick you up? 

Tanya Grant is a high-flyer who’s ready for a fresh start. That is, until her gran dies, leaving behind her dog, Delilah, and a hot mess of family pain. 

Enter Sophie London, dog walker and girl about town. She’s on a romance sabbatical after getting burnt, and nothing changes when she meets Tanya. 

However, when their paths keep crossing, the pair are thrown together on a roadtrip to Tanya’s home town. What happens next changes both their lives forever. 

If you love romance with humour and heart — along with a cast of pooches — you’ll love the latest London Romance from the best-selling author of London Calling and This London Love. 

Join Tanya & Sophie on their journey of a lifetime as they discover whether love really can lift them up where they belong! 

 

You can find this novel on Amazon 

 

 

Visit www.TheLesbianTalkShow.com/Reading for more information on sending us your reading for Book Clips 

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Lez Geek Out! Dragon Con 2017

September 20, 2017

Lez Geek Out 

Dragon Con 2017 

Andi did Dragon Con 2017 in Atlanta and it BLEW HER LITTLE FANGIRL MIND. ALL THE THINGS! ALL THE FANGIRLING! ALL THE COSPLAY! ALL THE PANELS! ALL THE AMAZING! 

Plus, she wanted Lise to talk more about her own cosplaying and armor design. So, YAY! 

For more info on Dragon Con, which is always over Labor Day weekend (early September) in Atlanta: 

Newbie to Dragon Con?  Click here

AND! Lise MacTague’s Etsy site for her cool weapons and armor design! 

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The Write Stuff: Creating Captivating Characters With Heather Rose Jones

September 19, 2017

Heather Rose Jones On Writing Great Characters 

In this episode of The Write Stuff Sheena talks to Heather Rose Jones about her process for creating characters and hwo she nails the octopus to the wall.

Find out: 

  • What questions to ask about your character 
  • The three layers of story 
  • Why writing a character is like getting to know a friend 

 

About Heather Rose Jones 

Heather Rose Jones writes fantasy, historic fantasy, and historical fiction, including the Alpennia series with swordswomen and magic in an alternate Regency setting. She blogs about research into lesbian-like motifs in history and literature at the Lesbian Historic Motif Project which provides inspiration for her fiction. She has a PhD in linguistics, studying metaphor theory and the semantics of Medieval Welsh prepositions, and works as an industrial failure investigator in biotech. 

You can find Heather Rose Jones on 

Amazon 

Her Weekly Podcast 

Her Website 

Twitter 

Facebook 

 

 

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Book Clip: Unexpected by Jenny Frame

September 18, 2017

Unexpected by Jenny Frame  

Synopsis 

Self-made business owner Dale McGuire has always enjoyed two things in life: women and fast cars. Now in her mid-30s, she's restless and can't work out why. Then one day a 10-year-old boy turns up, claiming to be her son, and her simple ordered world turns upside down. 

Rebecca Harper bears the emotional scars of her father's crimes, and now she has two rules: never let anyone get too close and never admit weakness. Thanks to an anonymous egg donor, infertility didn't stop her from having her son Jake. Now pregnant for a second time, she's horrified when Jake brings home the woman he believes is his other mother. 

When distrust turns to understanding and passion, can Dale and Rebecca, two women bound by fate, make a family neither expected? 

 

You can find this novel on Amazon 

 

 

Visit www.TheLesbianTalkShow.com/Reading for more information on sending us your reading for Book Clips 

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Women And Words: Andi And Jove Chat About Life

September 17, 2017

Women and Words 

Overview 9-15 Sept. 2017 

Hardware stores, helping yourself, and the Hootenanny! 

Andi and Jove both agree that plumbing issues suck, but they’re glad they know how to deal with them (and it is totally legit to raise your kids in local hardware stores). Also, Andi and Jove are pretty sure they just are not cool enough to hang out with Fiona Zedde, but they’re totally glad she blogs at Women and Words. And the two of them are contemplating showing up on Erin Saluta’s doorstep, but right now they’ve started the initial planning stages of HOOTENANNY 2017!!!! 

9 Sept.: Women and Wordster Erin Saluta does a reader’s perspective that riffs off Ann Etter’s last week in that Erin lists titles of lesfic books that have her varied careers within. 

Women and Words link HERE 

10 Sept.: Author Heather Blackmore stopped by to slyly tell us about clichés. When they work and when they don’t. Also, her latest novel, It’s Not a Date, is due out March, 2018. 

Women and Words link HERE 

Heather Blackmore’s website 

11 Sept.: Author Lori Lake used an essay by Amy Tan to talk a bit about these crazy times and how important it is to give whenever and wherever you can and for those who write, keep doing so. 

Women and Words link HERE 

Lori Lake’s website 

12 Sept.: Life coach/psychologist Angela Grace provided a reminder about “rational detachment” – to separate yourself from potentially emotional circumstances that may overwhelm. Also, remember to take a break from electronic devices. 

Women and Words link HERE 

Angela Grace’s website 

13 Sept.: Author and Women and Wordster Jove Belle posted our Hootenanny reminder! That’s our giant-ass WTF were we thinking omg this is cray how many books do they honestly think they can give us giveaway! If you’re an author and want to donate 1-3 books, hit the link and sign up. And tell your friends! 

Women and Words link HERE 

Jove Belle’s website 

14 Sept.: Author Fiona Zedde is in Spain (she’s Women and Words’ jet-setter!) but she also pointed out the privileges an American passport brings and though travel is fun, it can also be complicated, with issues that we might not have thought about otherwise. 

Women and Words link HERE 

Fiona Zedde’s website 

15 Sept.: Author and Women and Wordster Andi Marquette talked about representation in media of women, mostly, based on the latest Boxed In findings, which indicate that things are still crappy, not only for women, but also LGBTQ people and men of color. Sigh. 

Women and Words link HERE 

Andi Marquette’s website 

Andi fangirls on Twitter and Tumblr 

The HOOTENANNY’S COMIN’! And Andi’s on the road (again!) doing writer things in New Mexico at the Western Women Writers-NM gathering in Albuquerque. 

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The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast: Book Appreciation with Genevieve Fortin

September 16, 2017

Book Appreciation with Genevieve Fortin 

Episode 14c 

In the Book Appreciation segments, our featured authors (or your host) will talk about one or more favorite books with queer female characters in a historic setting. 

In this episode Genevieve Fortin recommends her favorite queer historical novel:

Patience and Sarah by Isabel Miller. 1969 get it on 

More info

The Lesbian Historic Motif Project lives here 

For further information on Genevieve Fortin, see her website or the show notes for the previous episode of the Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast when she was interviewed.

If you have questions or comments about the LHMP or these podcasts, send them to: contact@alpennia.com

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Les Do Books: Poppy Jenkins (Book Club)

September 15, 2017

Les Do Books 

Poppy Jenkins 

Tara is joined in this episode by her Sheena, founder and Queen of All Things at The Lesbian Review and The Lesbian Talk Show channel, to talk about Poppy Jenkins by Clare Ashton. Listen to find out why they adore it, which character makes Tara’s blood boil, and so much more. 

This podcast has spoilers, so be sure to read the book before you check it out.  

 

From the back of the book: 

Two old friends, one hot summer, a whole load of confusion. 

Poppy Jenkins makes everyone smile. She’s the heart of Wells, a beautiful village in mid-Wales, leaving light and laughter in her wake. She has a doting family, an errant dog and a little sister with a nose for mischief. But she’s the only gay in the village and it’s a long time since she kissed a girl: the chance of romance in sleepy Wells is rarer than a barking sheep. 

If she doesn’t think too hard, life is cosy, until a smart sports car barrels into town with the last woman Poppy wants to see behind the wheel. Beautiful Rosalyn Thorn was once Poppy’s high school BFF even though she was trouble. Then one day she abandoned Wells and Poppy without explanation. Now the highflier is back and bound to cause fresh havoc in the village and with Poppy’s heart; folk are not happy. 

Wells needs to wake up to the 21st century and Rosalyn can help, but old prejudices die hard. If they can be friends it could be the chance to make everyone’s happy ever after. Couldn’t it? 

 

Tara also announces the next book club pick: 

And Playing the Role of Herself by KE Lane 

 

More info 

Come talk to Tara and the rest of The Lesbian Review crew about these books and any other lesfic you’ve been reading lately at our Facebook group, The Lesbian Review Book Club.

You can see all of our reviews, top 10 lists and author profiles on TheLesbianReview.com and don’t forget to send your emails, questions and more to Tara@TheLesbianReview.com 

And if you’re loving the podcast on The Lesbian Talk Show, be sure to check out our Facebook group, The Lesbian Talk Show Chat Group

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Curves Welcome: The Pursuit Of Greatness

September 14, 2017

The Pursuit of Greatness

Novelist and Motivational Blogger Suzie Carr confesses an embarrassing mistake and how she grew from it in this episode of Curves Welcome.

 

A Note to Listeners: 

Is there a topic you’d like to hear me cover? Please email me at suzie@curveswelcome.com to let me know. I have a special treat for you if you do. Please mention Podcast Idea in your subject line. 

 

More info

 

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