REVIEW: Lamplighter – J. Scott Coatsworth

Lamplighter - J. Scott Coatsworth

Genre: Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi LGBTQ+ Category: Gay Reviewer: Melissa, Paranormal Romance Guild Get It On Amazon About The Book A city plunged into darkness. Fen Theora’son is a handsome journeyman in Thyre’s Lamplighter’s Guild. He’s in love with Lewin, a Mason’s Guild journeyman, but they have to keep their affair secret. If they’re discovered, the … Read more

REVIEW: Frost and Raine – K.L. Noone

Frost and Raine - K.L. Noone

Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Fantasy LGBTQ+ Category: Gay Reviewer: Tony Get It On Amazon About The Book A Frost spirit who runs a coffee shop. A Cupid who works as a divorce lawyer. And magic in the air … Raine’s never been a conventional Cupid. He likes organization, his job as a successful lawyer, and black … Read more


Qwyrk - Tim Rayborn

Tim Rayborn has a new bi urban fantasy book out, book one of the Qwyrk Tales: Qwyrk. And there’s a giveaway! Qwyrk is having a bad day; several, in fact. One of the Shadow folk tasked with keeping an eye on humanity, she’s ready for a well-earned break in Yorkshire, but now she’s (literally) run … Read more

QUEER AUTHORS: Wanna Attend A Virtual Writer’s Retreat – Free?

MVICW Virtual Summer Writers’ Conference

This just came over the wires: Apply now for our Queer-Writer Fellowships! These fellowships provide support for LGBTQ+ writers and are part of our commitment to expand the American literary canon. Winners attend the MVICW Virtual Summer Writers’ Conference with over 30 live seminars in poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, panel discussions, late-night open mics, and … Read more

Hope, Love, and Annie

Hope, Love and Romance - Annie - R.L.

“The Sun’ll Come Out Tomorrow…” The musical Annie came out on film in 1982 when I was 10 years old. I was a dancer, constantly in motion, and a handful for my parents. I didn’t want for anything as a child except maybe a really good friend who didn’t bully me and to not have … Read more

Hope in Mourning

Hope, Love, and Queeromance - R.L. Merrill

Hope, Love, and Queeromance by R.L. Merrill Friday, September 18, 2020, delivered a massive blow to millions of Americans in a year that seems full of landmines. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a powerful woman and beacon of hope wrapped in a tiny, frail body, passed away after multiple battles with cancer. She left a legacy of … Read more

Hope, Love, and Queeromance with R.L. Merrill

Hope, Love, and Queeromance column logo - R.L. Merrill

Greetings and salutations. I’m R.L. Merrill—you can call me Ro (she/her)—and I’m here to bring you some hope. That’s right. Times have been increasingly dark in our world and it’s easy to be overwhelmed by life around us and lose direction. That’s why it’s so important to hold onto the things that give us hope. … Read more