March 23, 2019
Laudomia Loves Margaret (Reprise)
The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 32d with Heather Rose Jones
The 16th century romance between Sienese poet and intellectual Laudomia Forteguerri and Duchess Margaret of Austria.
In this episode we talk about
- Translations and the context of the poetry Laudomia wrote for Margaret can be found in:
- Eisenbichler, Konrad. “Laudomia Forteguerri Loves Margaret of Austria” in Same Sex Love and Desire Among Women in the Middle Ages (ed. By Francesca Canadé Sautman & Pamela Sheingorn), Palgrave, New York, 2001.
- Which is discussed in the blog in this entry
- A transcript of this podcast is available here.
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March 15, 2019
Blast From the Past: Melissa Brayden Talks Lesbian Romance
Les Do Books with Tara and guest Melissa Brayden
In this episode from the archives, Tara talks to author Melissa Brayden. Authors are readers too, so Tara was excited to hear about the first lesfic book Melissa ever read, a historical that isn’t to be missed, a whole series, and her favourite lesfic ever.
Check out Melissa Brayden's recommendations:
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July 12, 2018
Paige Braddock On Being Missouri Vaun
The Write Stuff - A Blast From The Past Episode
Paige Braddock chats to us about her popular comic book series, Jane's World and turning it into a novel.
She also talks about her journey from comic book artist to become the author Missouri Vaun.
She talks about
- How she became a novelist
- Not having images to fall back on
- Working at a newspaper and creating women news
- Find your authentic voice
- Other comics Braddock she has worked on
- Her dayjob is also pretty cool
- Growing up in the South and being gay
You can find all our Missouri Vaun Reviews on TheLesbianReview.com
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June 14, 2018
10 Screen Writing Tips For Authors
The Write Stuff - Blast From The Past
In this episode, Renee J Lukas joins Sheena to talk about how authors can use some lements of screen writing to create compelling literature.
Lukas talks about
- Discovering lesbian fiction
- How she got into writing
- Character descriptions
- Gone With The Wind
- Karin Kallmaker
- The 3 act structure
- Less is more
- Scene structure
- Raising the stakes
- Improving dialogue
- Antagonists vs Protagonists
- How signifiers strengthen your story
- Character driven vs plot driven stories
Talks about books by
Katherine V Forest
Renee J Lukas
Sheena’s Podcaster Profile
Contact Renee J Lukas
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March 14, 2018
Marketing To Mainstream Readers With Catherine M Wilson
The Write Stuff
This is a blast from the past episode in which Catherine M Wilson talks about how she markets her books to mainstream readers.
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March 8, 2018
Find Your Purpose
In this Blast From The Past Episode Suzie explores how to find your purpose. This is one of the very first episodes of Curves Welcome.
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January 29, 2018
Blast From The Past
Listen to our very first episode of Les Do Books
This is the first time that Sheena and Tamara took to the mic to talk about all things lesbian.