Farewell then, 2015. You’ve been immense. If I had to describe you in three words, I’d say challenging, rewarding and fattening (the life of a writer doesn’t involve a whole lot of moving). But I’ve learned so much, sold a stack of lesbian romance books and I plan to build and grow on that success in the coming year. 2015 was the year I started to take writing seriously. In doing so, I guaranteed that 2015 was without a doubt my busiest year yet. And being busy means you learn stuff – stuff like this…
Today, I thought I’d do a little blog about me. 25 things about me to be precise. Things you might not know about me, things that make up the very core of who I am. Ready? Continue reading » “25 Things About Me”
This short story was featured as part of the 2014 UK lesfic anthology, L Is For.
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.