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Fitness, Real and Fictional

Recently, a Facebook friend who has a fitness coaching business asked, “if you could NOT fail, how much weight would you want to lose this year??” She offered a range of response options, in five pound increments. Some responders went … Continue reading

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Maji Lives!

Maji Rios began to live in my mind several years ago. As the drafts of the first book took shape, she became real to a variety of readers (thank you, beta-readers, consulting military readers, and critique group partners). I knew … Continue reading

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Victoria Avilan Interview

Before I left home for the Golden Crown Literary Society annual conference in July, I got an invitation to submit work for the Fall 2016 issue of BiWomen Quarterly. The issue’s theme would be “does gender matter”. As I have … Continue reading

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LGBT is not a Genre

LGBT(and QIA, etc) is not a genre. It is an acronym; and if you see it in a book search category, most likely key characters self-identify or are identified by others as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. If you are … Continue reading

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