Con Season - It’s Time for the Rainbow in Tampa

Con Season – It’s Time for the Rainbow in Tampa

Have I mentioned how much flying to the East coast from California sucks? Never mind. It’s my own fault, I know this. I want to  be on the first plane out of town, regardless of the destination. So that 6 am flight out of Oakland? Yeah. 3:30 am comes fast on the heels of bed at 2 am. But I’m here now. Tampa – home of the unbroken horizon that kept me twitching the first time I visited. Before…

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Jack Lemmon photographed in his dressing room by Angelo Cozzi, 1963.

Jack Lemmon photographed in his dressing room by Angelo Cozzi, 1963.

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The Grand Adventures Of A “Last First Kiss” - A RainbowCon Countdown Post By LE Franks

The Grand Adventures Of A “Last First Kiss” – A RainbowCon Countdown Post By LE Franks

lefranks:

A little background on the writing of Last First Kiss, and an excerpt. The charity anthology Grand Adventures – a benefit for Eric Arvin & TJ Klune is now available at the usual places. It’s a wonderful collection of storytellers and if you haven’t tried any gay romantic fiction, this collection is an excellent place to start, especially since 100% of the profits & royalties are being…

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Life And Love Are The Grandest Adventures Of All

Life And Love Are The Grandest Adventures Of All

lefranks:

Please, read the blog, leave a comment, buy a book. help a friend. LE

Originally posted on The Novel Approach:


We are all born into this world a blank page, a story that’s waiting to be written, one filled with the unexpected and with infinite possibilities. Each new day seamlessly weaves us into its story, each new day’s story becoming a predication of who we are yet to be.

In…

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A Grand Adventure for Our Friends: Anthology as Love Letter to Eric Arvin & TJ Klune

A Grand Adventure for Our Friends: Anthology as Love Letter to Eric Arvin & TJ Klune

What started as connection between two men turned quickly into a love story playing out in front of their peers and fans, before nearly becoming a tragedy last December when Eric was rushed to the hospital, fiancé TJ at his side.  And while TJ and their friends and family waited for diagnoses, for surgeons, for recovery, the gay romance writing community rallied to provide whatever support the…

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Birthday Bridge View - Cavallo Point Lodge, Golden Gate Bridge at Night 2/28/14

Birthday Bridge View - Cavallo Point Lodge, Golden Gate Bridge at Night 2/28/14

End of a long day…

End of a long day…

The year ahead…

The year ahead…

February has all but disappeared. Where has the time gone?

For writers in our genre – Gay Romance fiction – the big “get” was this weekend, GRL2014 (Gay Romance Literary Retreat) held it’s author registration for a very slender number of author and supporting author spots. Not unlike animals in the wild – under the right conditions authors eat their own. The banqueting has already begun, which is…

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The Game Changed in Venezuela Last Night - and the International Media Is Asleep At the Switch

The Game Changed in Venezuela Last Night – and the International Media Is Asleep At the Switch

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Originally posted on Caracas Chronicles:

San Cristobal ayer

San Cristobal on Tuesday night

Dear International Editor:

Listen and understand. The game changed in Venezuela last night. What had been a slow-motion unravelling that had stretched out over many years went kinetic all of a sudden.

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What The Hell Just Happened In Kansas?

lefranks:

The Fringe Right has raised its empty head once more…It’s as if there is a race in part of the country, most often centered in Kansas and Oklahoma, to see if they can out crazy each other. Their capacity to make all previous schemes look almost…

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