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Queer, Multicultural Romance, and so much more… by Mickey Brent

In preparation for the Bold Strokes Books UK Festival on 6 June in Nottingham (online again this year), today’s blog post addresses which kinds of books I’m most interested in. Like many authors, I prefer to write the kinds of books I like to read: literary ones, with unsuspecting plots, diverse and/or quirky characters, thoughtful… Continue reading Queer, Multicultural Romance, and so much more… by Mickey Brent

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We Made It! by Mickey Brent

“Oui, oui… It’s still raining over here.” We made it! After painful months of scheduling, packing, selling, donating, and stressing about last-minute travel complications, my partner and I and our kitty finally relocated back to Brussels last month. After ten days in strict quarantine, we ventured outside at last. So cold and rainy! What a… Continue reading We Made It! by Mickey Brent

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Change is in the air by Mickey Brent

Hi everyone! I thought I’d write about change, since we’ve all been going through so much of it this past year. Who would’ve imagined a global pandemic would surface and disrupt our lives in such a severe way? I certainly didn’t. My life was chugging along quite smoothly until it hit. Then everything changed. So… Continue reading Change is in the air by Mickey Brent

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Random drugstore conversation by Mickey Brent

I stopped at my local drugstore yesterday to pick up a three-pronged converter for my electronic devices for my upcoming trip overseas. As I waited in line to pay (in the queue, in British English), I was wondering if I’d selected the correct one for the United Kingdom. There were many three-pronged converters available and… Continue reading Random drugstore conversation by Mickey Brent