Interviews

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NICKI J MARKUS: AUTHOR INTERVIEW^3

In which I talk to pub sibling and LGBTQ+ author Nicki J Markus about writing, inspiration, and Empire of Light.

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NICOLA MARKUS EDITS: AUTHOR GUEST BLOG ON EDITING

In which I chat with editor Nicola Markus about how much I prefer editing to first drafting and other editing advice.


Guest Posts

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LGBTQ READS: EXCLUSIVE COVER REVEAL: EMPIRE OF LIGHT

I’m very excited to have Alex Harrow on the site today, revealing the cover of their upcoming adult sci-fi best described as “gay Fireflywith magic,” Empire of Light! (See tags for more information on rep and content warnings.)

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WRITER’S BLOCK PARTY: WRITING IN YOUR SECOND LANGUAGE

Let’s be clear, being bilingual/multilingual isn’t an obstacle to overcome. It’s who we are. It’s a huge asset…It taught me writing in an organic way: by watching people and language function around me. It’s how I learned about voice. About character. About different backgrounds and code-switching.


Podcasts

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WROTE PODCAST

Alex Harrow joins us for a great conversation about the release of their first novel, Empire of Light, the importance of representation and #ownvoices within the community, and writing in a language that isn’t your first.

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BI SCI FI PODCAST

This episode features author Alex Harrow and artist/author Lex Chase. We discuss our love of morally gray heroes, the use of singular “they,” plus we throw a few book recommendations your way. Links are below the cut.

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#BEINGLGBTQ PODCAST

Queer author and teacher Alex Harrow joins us to discuss their pronouns and how their students respond to gender neutrality. They also chat about their upcoming queer science fiction debut novel, Empire of Light.