And this I know for sure too: I have the best readers in the world, and I wouldn’t trade them for anything.
As a good library should, a few of the books I handled were sure to offend me, but I passed them right on; they belong in the library too. Our tiny library collection was actually dwarfed in the new space. Hmmm, maybe they’ll have room for more lesbian fiction titles, then!
Just because I have the passionate commitment about writing to put a story on the page doesn’t mean I have a right to the passionate commitment of others, let alone their money and time. I have to earn it and work to keep it.
The reason these two stories work so well together is that they are both about the pursuit of joy through passion.
When I suggest writing reviews, the statement I hear back is “But I don’t know how to do that!” Yes, you do. You bought the book. You read the book. You have an opinion and it matters.
The Y Tour is about womYn working together, creating, building, dancing and reading. Several events are planned with Denver womYn’s and charitable groups.
The festival will feature at least 5 current and prominent GLBT literary arts figures, with an opening reception with the artists, readings, book signings, discussion panels, presentations, workshops, exhibits and social functions.
That’s my favorite thing about birthdays as I get older — they can last all month if I work it right.
The Stonewall Library & Archives is currently relocating to its new digs and is becoming an official part of the Broward County library system. As part of their capital campaign and “coming out” into the larger Fort Lauderdale community, they have a short video that answers the question “What is a Gay Library?
I know. I know, I get it, it’s okay, you don’t have to tell me anymore. Subaru doesn’t make the Escort. Ford makes the Escort. Now, I do wish that my demonstration of How Not to Change a Minor Detail in a book was a clever object lesson for new writers, but alas, it’s simply a mistake.