Editor, take a bow.

Back in 2011 I worked with my first editor. It was my book, Drama Queens with Love Scenes, which had not only been professionally assessed three times when I scored my initial publishing contract, but had been developed over eight drafts over as many years. This is not uncommon for first novels. I was assigned erotic writer and …

Plotter or Pantser?

I was asked this question for an author interview recently and had to look it up, even though I worked out what it meant without quite knowing how pantser worked into the concept. For those still uninitiated, a plotter plots their books before they type a single letter, and a pantser flies by the seat of …

What is Gay Lit?

I'm excited. Why? Over the coming weeks I'm going to publish a very special Q&A blog series looking at gay themed literature. And to help me are several guests who have their own unique insights. You'll meet a reviewer, a representative from a major GLBT publisher, and an author who co-produces a podcast about modern gay writing. …