Jae

Award-Winning Author of Slow-Burn Romances between Strong Women

Irregular Heartbeat by Chris Zett

Interview with fellow lesbian romance author Chris Zett & a giveaway

Today, I’m interviewing fellow Ylva Publishing author Chris Zett. Chris lives in Berlin, works as a physician, and writes authentic lesbian medical romances.  Chris is giving away an ebook copy of her lesbian romance novel Irregular Heartbeat, so don’t miss the giveaway at the end of this post!  Chris also offers a free short story for her newsletter subscribers, which she’ll send out in time for Christmas, so if you want to receive it, make sure you sign up to her newsletter.    Welcome, Chris. Please tell us a little about your debut novel, Irregular Heartbeat, which was a finalist …

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Golden Crown Literary Society Awards 2014

Now that I’m writing full time, I finally had the chance to travel to Portland and attend the Golden Crown Literary Society conference. It was an awesome experience that I definitely intend to repeat next year. It’s hard to describe how it feels to be among nearly 300 lesbians who are just as dedicated to lesbian fiction as I am. I had the chance to meet so many readers and fellow authors, including some of the writers whose work I admired for the last fifteen years. Tonight, on the last full day of the conference, the “Goldie” awards were presented. …

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Goldie Awards 2012

Last Saturday, the “Goldies” (Golden Crown Literary Society Awards) were awarded at the GCLS conference. I’m proud to say that Hidden Truths won in the category historical romance. Here’s a list of winners: Debut Author: After the Fall by Robin Summers (Bold Strokes Books) Open Water by Pol Robinson (Bella Books) Waiting in the Wings by Melissa Brayden (Bold Strokes Books) Dramatic/General Fiction Award Marching to a Different Accordion by Saxon Bennett (Bella Books) Maye’s Request by Clifford Henderson (Bold Strokes Books) Shaken and Stirred by Joan Opyr (Bywater Books) Historical Romance Award Hidden Truths by Jae (L-Book ePublisher) Lesbian …

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Golden Crown Literary Society Awards

The Golden Crown Literary Society (GCLS) held its annual conference last weekend, and the GCLS awards (“Goldies”) were presented on Saturday. I woke up to an inbox full of e-mails, telling me “congratulations,” but giving me no clue as to what I had won since three of my novels had been shortlisted. The GCLS hadn’t posted the award winners yet, so I clicked through all e-mails until I got to messages from Jeanine Hoffman, a fellow L-Book author who attended the conference. She e-mailed me on her iPhone during the award presentation, telling me Backwards to Oregon had just won …

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Lesbian Fiction Readers Choice Award

I just found out that Second Nature has won a Lesbian Fiction Readers’ Choice Award.  It has been voted one of the top 5 favorite speculative fiction/SF/fantasy books of 2009. I didn’t even know this award existed! But I think it’s great that readers can vote on their favorite fiction. I joined the group and found many of my favorites of 2009 on the awards list — and other books that I had missed and will put on my ever-growing reading list. Also, the Golden Crown Literary Society has shortlisted Next of Kin in the category romantic suspense. Congrats to …

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