If you’re attending GRL in San Diego this October and would like to pre-order a paperback, here is the place!
Social Skills~ $10
I’ll be attending the Gay Romance Literature conference in San Diego this October. It took a bit of coaxing from fellow authors — I’m not always the most social of people 😳 –but given that I have the comfort of driving there (and speeding away in my new getaway car if need be), I bit the bullet and signed up late as a supporting author. My experiences at RainbowCon two years ago showed me that everyone is amazingly nice, and that I need to learn to be more outgoing. We’ll see what happens Read more […]
I have a GRL countdown guest post over on The Novel Approach today. Check it out for a (somewhat goofy) interview with my audiobook narrator and a chance to win a copy of Pura Vida. http://thenovelapproachreviews.com/2015/08/17/interview-and-giveaway-the-countdown-to-gayromlit-with-sara-alva-and-joseph-northton/
In 2008, I was a recent transplant to the city of Los Angeles. I reveled in the diversity and in the social atmosphere—one very different from what I’d known in my previous rural town. My friends and colleagues in graduate school were of different backgrounds, different ethnicities, and different sexualities, but we all shared mostly liberal sensibilities—not unusual, as our program had “social justice” in its unofficial title. Proposition 8 appeared on the scene, and my friends and I Read more […]
Cody Kennedy is guest-posting on my blog today to talk about writers, authors, and his new book Slaying Isidore’s Dragons. What are the Differences between a Writer and an Author? By C. Kennedy Though the terms “writer” and “author” are used interchangeably now, they are not synonymous. Let’s first look at the definitions of each word. • Writer noun writ·er \ˈrī-tər\ someone whose work is to write books, poems, stories, etc. someone who has written something • Read more […]
The French edition of Social Skills, Savoir-Être, is now available on Amazon! B&N, iTunes, and paperback coming soon. Thank you to Bénédicte Girault, Lily Karey, Lady L, and to the rest of the translating team at Men Over the Rainbow who make sharing stories across continents and languages an exciting reality. Read more […]
I’d like celebrate Silent’s Rainbow Award win with a giveaway! I have ebooks, paperbacks, tote bags, and some special Santa Monica Pier artwork/postcards to give away. See the rafflecopter entry form below for details. Nothing is mandatory, but if you’d like to share about the book with others, or share your favorite (not-too-spoilery) moment here, I’d love that. Thank you again to all the readers! a Rafflecopter giveaway Read more […]