If you follow me on Twitter, you likely already know about my adventures with July 2018's Camp NaNoWriMo, but I'm going to talk about it anyway! Saturday night (6/03) at around 10:30 PM, fellow Writers of Queer Fiction founder, Amy Nowacoski asked me if I was participating in Camp NaNo. My initial reaction was: LOL No. I'd… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo 2018
I had the amazing opportunity to write up a guest blog post for author Dacia M. Arnold's website today! She is an incredible person, and has become a mentor and sister to me on my own journey to becoming an author! Go check out the article, it's a first glimpse at my future mommy-to-be blog… Continue reading Love and Support: My Journey toward Motherhood – Dacia M Arnold
I know, right? I'm super original with my black cat named Binx. His name is just a nice little nod to my obsession with Disney, witches, and cats. I have three cats total--Binx, MacKenzie, and Adso. I'm introducing Binx first because he's my oldest, and the one I adopted first, technically. Get ready for an… Continue reading Say Hello to Binx!
DISCLAIMER: This story will contain NSFW scenes and situations, including male/male sexual situations and strong themes of BDSM. This story is available on my patreon: http://www.patreon.com/kaitlynabdou Co-Conspirator: SushiOwl SCENE I Rainbows and Fishnets Victor had been watching him now for the last ten minutes from the large window, four stories up over Boylston Street. He… Continue reading Pride & Prejudice : Scene I
But right now, that novel is just a bunch of ideas bouncing around in your head.
So how do you get from here…to there?
Start with your Daily Action Calendar, which is available to you when you join our online writing group, the (brand new) Better Writers Club!
Think of your Daily Action Calendar as a straight line from where you are now to the virtual shelves of Amazon, and even your local bookstore.
Every day, your Calendar gives you one simple action you can take to move forward on your novel. No more wondering what you’re supposed to be doing and when, while feeling more and more overwhelmed and then losing motivation altogether.
As time goes on…
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Please excuse me while I go full fangirl, but if you’ve spent any time asking for recs on the LGBTQReads Tumblr, you know that Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit falls out of my mouth about twelve times a day. So how psyched am I to be revealing the cover of Jaye Robin Brown‘s next f/f YA, The Meaning of Birds, which releases on April 16, 2019?? (Very. Is that not obvious? I’m sorry, I thought it was obvious.) Here’s the story behind the story:
Ever since her father’s death, Jessica has struggled with the anger building inside her. And being one of the only out teens in school hadn’t helped matters. But come sophomore year, all that changes when effervescent Vivi crashes into her life. As their relationship blossoms, Vivi not only helps Jess deal with her pain, she also encourages her to embrace her talent…
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Tonight was a bad night. I have been keeping fish for about 14 years now. It all started with a free goldfish that I won at a college orientation event. A bowl became a 10-gallon tank, and then a 29-gallon tank when I did my research and learned about the actual needs of a goldfish.… Continue reading Grief and Internet Anonymity
I am so excited to announce that my friend Dacia's incredible book Apparent Power is finally up for pre-order!! Please go check it out and support her! Her writing his beautiful and she is a wonderful person to boot! Who doesn't love a story where the MOM saves the day!? via Pre Order Has Begun! –… Continue reading Pre Order Has Begun! – Dacia M Arnold
Let me start this off by apologizing! I had intended on writing this blog ON Saturday after the Pride Festival but got into a car accident (mild fender bender!) on my way home. After that my whole evening was shot, and Sami and I opted to drop in on my parents' house to use their… Continue reading Boston Pride Festival and Representation
Today is what we call Workshop Wednesdays in my writing group on Facebook, Writers of Queer Fiction. I created this group along with fellow authors Claerie Kavanaugh and Amy Nowacoski. We made this group after coming together in a Beta Reader's group on Facebook, discussing how it was difficult to find an active group for LGBT+ writers… Continue reading Workshop Wednesdays