Some upcoming appearances

My upcoming speaking engagements… I’ll be in Provincetown next Saturday (Women’s Week) doing a couple of things supporting the Lesbian Cowboys books I’m in. Several editors and contributors to recent Cleis Press erotic anthologies will be on hand at : Saturday, October 17, 12:30 PM Gabriel’s 102 Bradford Street, Provincetown, MA 02657 Reading with other…

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Writing update

I’m always juggling a lot of projects. That’s the life of a freelancer. Right now though I am actually late turning in book two of the Magic University series, which is not my normal way of operating. But in this case the publisher has actually rejiggered their production schedule some since the contract was signed,…

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The Inkwell Podcast

On Wednesday, Sept. 30, the worldwide premier episode of The Inkwell ( — an exciting, entertaining, and informative radio program dedicated to helping writers achieve success — will feature authors I.G. Frederick ( and Cecilia Tan ( as well as publisher Paul Beidler ( The Inkwell is presented by The SpeakEasy Cafe ( open mic…

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Outer Alliance Pride Day

“As a member of the Outer Alliance, I advocate for queer speculative fiction and those who create, publish and support it, whatever their sexual orientation and gender identity. I make sure this is reflected in my actions and my work.” This is the Pride statement of a recently formed group called the Outer Alliance. Today…

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Roasted Eggplant Pasta Sauce

Time to write this recipe down before I forget it.

Eggplant Sausage Pasta Sauce
aka another great way to use up what comes from our farm shares

3 greek lamb sausages
cubed eggplant, one big mixing bowl’s worth (probably 2 regular sized eggplants)
3 small onions
3 cloves garlic
3 medium to large tomatoes, or a can of diced including juice
fresh basil and parsley
a few fennel seeds
balsamic vinegar
olive oil
a green or red bell pepper (optional)

Preheat oven to 425… (click post title to read entire thing)

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My Worldcon Schedule!

My Worldcon Schedule! Please note, I do NOT use 24-hour time like the con committee does. It fucks me up. So this has been translated to AM/PM time that doesn’t trigger my numeric dyslexia. (All numbers become synonyms to me.) Panel: Food: Ancient, Modern, Future, Near and Far Friday, 2pm – 3:30 And apparently I’m…

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