Welcome to episode 22 of the Lesbian Book Club! This month , I interview award-winning author & all-round good egg Clare Ashton, best known for the award-winning After Mrs Hamilton, as well as her rom-coms That Certain Something and Poppy Jenkins.
Clare talks about her writing process, writing about her beloved Wales, finding new words to describe breasts for her boob-obsessed character, Poppy Jenkins, and running the popular UK Lesfic blog.
As usual, I also do a run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as talking about the latest in my All I Want series: All I Want For Autumn is with my editor, readying for release on Sept 21st! Get in touch and let me know who you’d like on the podcast!
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Welcome to episode 21 of the Lesbian Book Club! In this slice of lesfic life, I interview US best-seller Nancy-Ann Healy who’s released a slew of novels under her own name including Intersection and Betrayal, along with three best-selling series under her alias J.A. Armstrong (By Design, Special Delivery and Off Screen). Nancy tells us about her former life as a stand-up & playwright, how she writes so consistently, as well as revealing her karaoke tune!
On top of the fantastic interview, I also do my usual run-down of the Amazon Lesbian Fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as revealing the winners of the prestigious Goldie Awards, given out at the recent GCLS convention in Washington DC. Get in touch and let me know who you’d like on the podcast – hope you enjoy!
Welcome to episode 20 of The Lesbian Book Club where I interview US lesfic author Jove Belle (Cake, The Job, Uncommon Romance). Jove is a writer and editor, as well as one of the founders of the famed lesfic blog Women & Words. She tells me all about her writing process, how she’s happy writing romance, erotica and political stories, plus all about her new Bitterroot series.
As usual, I also give a run-down of the Amazon lesbian fiction charts for the US and the UK, as well as revealing this year’s Lambda Literary winners. Plus, I share what I’ve been up to over the past month, including the release of my new lesbian romance Nothing To Lose. If you’d like to get in touch and suggest a guest on the show, mail me and let me know!
Welcome to Episode 19 of The Lesbian Book Club, and this one is a personal favourite of mine where I get to interview US lesfic writer Georgia Beers who needs no introduction whatsoever! Georgia has written a slew of best-selling lesbian romances (16 and counting), including most recently Rescued Heart, A Little Bit Of Spice and Zero Visibility. Georgia was also the first lesbian romance author I came across and was the inspiration for me giving writing a go, so you can blame her ;p In the interview, she reveals the inspiration behind some of her best-loved books and characters, as well as telling us about her writing process and how she tried but failed to develop a love of beer.
As well as chatting wiht one of my favourite authors (eek!), I also give a run-down of the Amazon lesbian fiction charts for the US and UK, as well as sharing what I’ve been up to, including the release of my All I Want series boxset, along with my new book, Nothing To Lose, due out in June. If you’d love to see your favourite author interviewed on the show, get in touch and let me know! firstname.lastname@example.org
In episode 18, I interview lesfic writer Lee Winter who released her debut novel The Red Files just seven short months ago back in September 2015. The book has received a ton of lavish praise and a truckload of gushing reviews online as well as making it into the finals for the Lamba Literary Awards. In this interview, Lee reveals how she stumbled into writing, how she penned the book on Sundays only, chats about her future plans and her next book, due out this summer.
As usual, I also do a run-down of the Amazon lesbian fiction charts for the US and the UK, talk about the Lambda Literary finalists, as well as chatting about my new release, All I Want For Spring. Get in touch and let me know who you’d like as a guest on the show: email@example.com
Episode 17 of The Lesbian Book Club sees me interviewing US lesfic writer KG MacGregor, whose most recent book was Touch Of A Woman. KG is a prolific writer with more than 20 novels to her name spanning a long author career first in Xena fanfic, and now in lesfic. She talks about her writing process, how her style has evolved and her future plans, as well as outlining her role as president of the Lambda Literary Association. Find out all this & more in our ace chat!
As usual, I also do a run-down of the Amazon lesbian fiction charts in the US & UK which features books from authors such as Gerri Hill, Harper Bliss, Catherine Ryan-Hyde and Patricia Highsmith. Plus, I share what I’ve been up to of late – mainly writing books, trying to have a healthy February and baking cakes! Get in touch and let me know who you’d like as a guest on the show: firstname.lastname@example.org
This year, I decided I’m going to do at least one blog post a month to update and track my writing progress since stating My Top Ten Goals For 2016 in January. This is because 2016 is the year I’ve decided to up my productivity and really try to kick on with my writing output. So here we are – pull up a chair, it’s just you and me… Continue reading » “February: 2016 So Far”
Welcome to Episode 16 of The Lesbian Book Club! We’re already nearly a month down in 2016 already (scary!), so I thought I’d take the time to speak to the fabulous UK lesbian crime author Cari Hunter of No Good Reason and the Cold To The Touch fame. I read both of these in preparation for the interview, and I can tell you they’re excellent books, packed with cracking dialogue, realism and no little charm. Cari talks about her writing process, how she’s an accidental novelist and also the key question: what is her favourite biscuit? Find out all this & more in our fantastic chat!
As usual, I also do a run-down of the Amazon lesbian fiction charts in the US & UK, as well as sharing what I’ve been up to of late, including writing a follow-up to my last book – All I Want For Valentine’s is out on Jan 29th, so I hope you’ll follow along with Tori & Holly’s story! Get in touch and let her know who you’d like as a guest on the show: email@example.com
Welcome to Episode 15 of The Lesbian Book Club where I had the good fortune to interview NYC-based author Susan X Meagher (The Right Time and the I Found My Heart In San Francisco series). Susan talks about her writing process, how she went from writing Xena fanfic to being the prolific author she is, and the amazing longevity of the San Francisco series – she’s just finished the 20th book in the series, with another six to go!
I also do a run-down of the Amazon lesbian fiction charts and Christmas books to read, as well as sharing what I’ve been up to of late, including seeing the film Carol and getting ready for Christmas. After seeing Carol, I’ve decided I’m going to take up smoking and martini drinking for a living, seeing as they made it seem so cool. That, and making time to go for tea at The Ritz as a regular fixture in my life.
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Welcome to Episode 14 of The Lesbian Book Club where I interview US sci-fi author Fletcher DeLancey (The Caphenon and Without A Front: The Producer’s Challenge). Fletcher talks about how her writing revealed her true self, how she moved to Portugal to be with her true love and how she’s about to launch the third book in her Chronicles of Alsea series – Without A Front: The Warrior’s Challenge. Fletcher is a night owl when it comes to writing, and the view from her office window will turn you green with envy!
I also do a run-down of the Amazon lesbian fiction charts, and a sweep of what I’ve been up to, including writing a bonus chapter for my novel All I Want For Christmas, along with taking a trip to Lyon. Plus, there’s a chance to win one of five audiobook copies of the lesbian fiction classic Patience & Sarah by Isabel Miller. Tweet @clarelydon to enter and tell me you want to win. It’s a fabulous book that’s equally well narrated, so get your entries in now!