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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

SistersTalk Radio Covers Common Law Marriage, Gay Marriage, and Civil Unions

Only 9 US States Recognize Common Law Marriage from SisterTalk Radio, a lesbian online program that covers issues of interest to lesbians, gay, bisexuals, and the trans community. In this podcast, they discuss how banning gay marriage affects common law heterosexual marriages, and they break down gay marriage or civil union laws in different states.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Mat Nastos

The Official Mat Nastos Website includes videos, featured books, comic book marketing advice, and much more from the prolific science fiction author and filmmaker. Indie Book Spotlight: Degranon.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Author Interview: SciFi/Fantasy Author Nadine Ducca

"Serving Time is a sci-fantasy chase across the solar system as Tristan and Eneld Cross attempt to escape from the supercompany StarCorp and start an anonymous life on Earth. During their voyage, they’ll discover that someone—or something—else is after them, and there are much larger threats out there than StarCorp."
http://blog.orangeberrypromo.com/2013/07/author-interview-nadine-ducca/

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Bringing Attention to Your Book

Florence Osmund offers a helpful guide to Promoting and Marketing Your Book, including tips, resources, marketing products, and Web sites.
Unless you’re a celebrity, famous author or just an exceptional writer who caught some lucky breaks, you will have to spend more time than you had originally planned marketing your books.

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Newly Revised SciFi Chapter

Preview Sons of Taldra, Chapter 1 Draft at Goodreads. Taldra and her twin sons must face new dangers to their world, both from one of its protectors and from outer space. I’ve just revised the chapter again, adding more tension at the beginning. I also renamed the aliens with a nod to the Native American folklore that inspired their creation. I shortened the Navajo shapeshifter name from Yee Naaldlooshii to Naadloosh. In earlier drafts, my changelings were called the Uubsoon, then the Uubsoov.

Saturday, July 06, 2013

Featured eBook: Selected Poems.

“Thoughtful and moving poetry.” –Leona L Lee, author of Taxing Tallula. Read the review.

This short eBook includes the gay love poem “Home,” the strange story of “The Gardener,” and the comical “Angels and Razors,” as well as thirty other poems. These works also appear in my longer anthology Holding Me Together: Essays and Poems.

During July 2013, Smashwords offers Selected Poems for free, using the coupon code SSW50. Visit my Smashwords Author Page for details about my other books there. The coupon code also gives a 50% discount on my books Degranon: A Science Fiction Adventure and The Acorn Stories during the promotion.

Complete list of poems in this book: Chasing Seagulls, Home, Album, Children in the Streets, The Gardener, Friday Afternoon Spectrum, Reception, second year, Angels and Razors, Separated, Faces, Songs In Sign Language, Forgotten, Higher Education, Family, Ex-Gay? Part I: Cocoon, Ex-Gay? Part II: The Ex-Me Movement, Ex-Gay? Part III: Who Does God Hate?, The Escape Artist, Daughter, The Same Lips, Pharisee, Anne Bradstreet, Bareback, Cycle, Cross, Two Rapes, Rainbow, Elephant on an Opera Stage, Detour, Editing, Process, Haiku.

Keywords: Gay pride, Gay romance, Gay men, Gay poem, Gay poems, Gay poetry, Gay poets, writers, Gay marriage, War, Social issues, Bible, Religion, Love poems, Story poems, Humor, Satire, Homophobia, Exgay, Ex-gay, Friendship, Diversity, Poetry, American poets, Lubbock poets, Texas poets.