I’ve been a bit slack putting this one up, so apologies! Here’s my interview with US award-winning author Cindy Rizzo who talks about her writing, living in New York and why she’s gone from being self-published to signing with a publisher. Treat yourself to this podcast today, hosted and produced by My Lesbian Radio.
If you fancy a signed copy of either of my books – The Long Weekend or London Calling – simply mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll arrange for it to happen! They cost £9.99 + p&p. A fab Christmas present for yourself or someone you love!
I heart Christmas – for me, it really is the most wonderful time of the year. So to celebrate, I’ve written a blog on the very things that make Christmas great, those special elements that elevate it from being just another chilly couple of days off into the cheery festival of excess we’ve all come to love & expect. Here are ten fantabulous reasons to love Christmas… Continue reading » “Why I Love Christmas!”
It’s been a great start to the week for my debut novel London Calling, which came second in the 2014 Rainbow Awards Best Cover Contest, making it through from hundreds of initial entries. I still love the cover and the congratulations should go to my designer and friend Kevin Pruitt who did a stellar job. Well done to all the winners & runners-up, and a huge round of applause to Eliza Reviews for putting together the whole shebang.
Episode two of The Lesbian Book Club is up now, hosted by me and featuring fantastic Scottish author H.P. Munro. Join us as we chat about her books, writing and the world of fanfiction…
Have you been sitting around thinking “I wish that Clare Lydon would write some short stories and stop watching Come Dine With Me”? Well you’re in luck! Because this month, as well as launching my new novel The Long Weekend, I’ve also been fortunate enough to contribute two brand new short stories to two different anthologies! Honestly, you wait for one charity lesbian fiction anthology to rock up, then two show up at once… Continue reading » “New Short Stories Ahoy!”
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If you missed it, I did my third book reading last week at London’s Bar Titania as part of GFest 2014. The reading is an excerpt from my short story Once Upon A Caravan, taken from the upcoming UK lesfic anthology L Is For…, which will be out very soon. It was a fabulous evening, with authors and readers coming together to celebrate UK lesfic. Hope you enjoy!
I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve teamed up with Denise at My Lesbian Radio to host a new podcast, The Lesbian Book Club. I’ll be interviewing authors and discussing trends and new releases in the world of lesbian fiction, as well as just having a right old gas about books. The first episode is live and clickable above, and sees me interviewing author Angela Peach about the upcoming UK charity lesfic anthology L Is For… Listen up & listen now!
For more awesome shows from MyLesbianRadio including an interview with Diva’s editor Jane Czyzselska, head here.
My first novel, London Calling, is up for Cover of the Year in the annual Rainbow Awards which is ace. The numbers have been whittled down from loads to just 15 covers and it’s open to a public vote until November 29th to decide the winner. The rules are simple – you have to vote for at least three covers and provide your email address. That’s it. A vote for London Calling would be much appreciated. Thanks!
I’m thrilled to let y’all know that my second book, The Long Weekend, is out now! The story goes thusly: one house, five days, a truckload of baggage and no shortage of wine. When a group of friends meet up to celebrate their 20-year university reunion, past & present collide in explosive fashion. Will their relationships survive this rollercoaster ride of a long weekend? Continue reading » “The Long Weekend Is Out Now!”