April 24, 2019
In this episode, Clare & TB talk about their titanic/epic weeks, that included weeing the woods and seeing Michelle Obama speak. Who did what? Listen to the episode and find out!
TB turns the table on Clare and asks knowing what Clare knows now, how would she launch a book? Clare outlines several things she’d do differently. The big takeaway is to be nice. It ain’t rocket science. Also, have a mailing list, an ARC team and a willingness to share and connect.
TB shares why she started her website I Heart Lesfic. The short story, she got the stiff arm from other lesbian fiction websites when she first started out and she felt lonely. Now, TB wants to help other authors feel like they have support in the community. They both discuss certain services they use to make launching books easier.
Stop back next week when Clare and TB will be discussing their top tips for authors. If you’d like to leave a comment on the episode, head on over to www.lesbianswhowrite.com. We’d love to hear from you!
February 22, 2017
In episode 28 of the Lesbian Book Club, I have the pleasure of interviewing award-winning US crime noir author Ann Aptaker.
Ann lives in New York and after years working as an art curator has turned her hand to writing, with spectacular results. She’s just released Genuine Gold – book three in her series about art smuggler Cantor Gold – and it’s already garnering rave reviews. This follows up Ann’s first two books in the series, Criminal Gold and Tarnished Gold, and I’d recommend all three.
Ann talks about her writing and how she puts the focus on emotion in her work, as well as highlighting her love of New York and its history. Give it a listen – Ann is a brilliantly engaging guest, with a cool New York accent to boot!
I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as talking about the final instalment of my All I Want series, All I Want Forever, out now! Get in touch and let me know who you’d like on the podcast! firstname.lastname@example.org
January 19, 2017
Episode 27 is upon us – hurrah! And this month, I’m interviewing the wonderful author AL Brooks, who I think is going to be a stalwart in the lesbian fiction charts for many years to come!
Angela burst onto the lesfic scene last year with her debut novel The Club, which centred around a lesbian sex club in Manchester and the women who frequented it. It was the erotic hit of 2016, and now she’s got the writing bug, Angela is not stopping, with a new book out in February and another in the works. Listen to her chat writing, productivity and being a first-time author here!
As usual, I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as talking about the final instalment in my All I Want series, All I Want Forever, due out on January 27th – I’m so excited and also a tiny bit sad to say goodbye. Get in touch and let me know who you’d like as a guest on the podcast! email@example.com