A wise writer once said: “If you want to write, read.” She was right. It’s an excellent way to learn the craft. It doesn’t matter what. As long as the story sweeps you along. All writers are recyclers of words. We write from our own experience, from the highs and lows life throws at us… Continue reading Reading is Me Time by Crin Claxton
What an amazing, outstanding, deliciously wordy weekend...
BSB would like to announce that three of our titles were nominated for the American Library Association Over The Rainbow Booklist. THE PLAIN OF BITTER HONEY by Alan Chin THE SUPERNATURAL DETECTIVE by Crin Claxton 20TH CENTURY UN-LIMITED by Felice Picano Over the Rainbow Books is a bibliography that reflects the LGBT experience and is… Continue reading Congrats to Crin Claxton!
Hello, all you lovely readers. I'm here to give you some reasons you should join us at the 5th Annual Bold Strokes Book Festival, UK. June 6th-8th, 2014. Surround yourself with hot, unique Queer fiction. Hang out with other readers of Queer fiction and make new connections. Hang out with the award winning authors of… Continue reading Why You Should Join Us
There are all kinds of great things going on at Bold Strokes, including Women's Week in Provincetown, MA, where you can catch up with loads of BSB authors. But if you can't get to the States, check out the Virtual Living room: 4 of our UK authors will be taking part in a Spotlight Weekend.… Continue reading Author Chat!
We've got a host of stuff going on, and we'd love you to join us! In Manchester, July 13th-14, Bold Strokes will have a book table at the UK GLBT Fiction conference, and we're also hearing pitches! If you'd like to submit your work to Bold Strokes, this is a great way to do it.… Continue reading Come See Us!
Saturday, June 8th 1:00pm Panel 1: Romantic Interludes. I. Beacham, Lesley Davis, Russ Gregory and Amy Dunne talk romance Coffee Chat: Let’s Talk About Sex. Justine Saracen, Crin Claxton and Russ Gregory talk about the different ways of writing sex. Panel 2: Location, Location, Location. Andrea Bramhall, Cari Hunter and Rebecca S. Buck talk about the importance of setting.… Continue reading 2013 Event Program