Blue Water Dreams – 2014

“Quite Inventive Sexually” ALA Reviews Blue Water Dreams

I always go for the sexual references.  Not that this is news to me or anyone who’s been friends with/followed/slept with me over the years. The American Library Association has a sub-group called the GLBT Round Table, which has published a review of Blue Water Dreams.  Its tone reminds me strongly of the librarian in […]

Gay Romance Northwest Meet-Up in Seattle

My GRNW experience was great, worthwhile, and valuable, but slightly overshadowed by the emotional impact of coming home to a place that has both changed and stayed the same. First, the conference or meet-up. The first author-centered panel went quickly.  Only 45 minutes long and I started to realize how very little we would get […]

Gender Justice League and Home

In Seattle, I stopped by Babeland, where I’d worked from 1998 to 2000.  At some point, we made a photo book and these were the two I’d chosen.  Me looking boyish and a wedding photo.  Pretty cute. I also got a shot of the first apartment building James and I lived in together.  FUCC, a […]

The Art of Loving – Sex on the Sidewalk

The Art of Loving draws you in with warm colors and the warm scent of Nag Champa.  Unless, that is, you’re scent sensitive, as were two of the attendees of my reading! The owner and worker swept into action, first trying to clear the space of scent, then setting up chairs and a table out […]

GASS Gets Hot

My first event promoting Blue Water Dreams was a visit to the Gender Alliance of the South Sound (GASS). This is a vibrant, engaged group of trans* folk (though some would use other language) who welcomed me warmly. As I said in my previous post, I stayed with the group facilitators and they brought me […]

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