Monthly Archives: January 2014

Ten years!

Today marks ten years since the beginning of the in-person portion of my relationship with my spouse. We met on the internet — through creative writing, actually — and spent most of a year talking on the phone before meeting … Continue reading

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When Gluten Attacks!

Queen Shulamit is gluten-intolerant, which is why she fell in love with the palace cook. Never fear, Queenling — Aviva will save you from the evil bread-monster! (Characters are from the queer YA fantasy novel The Second Mango and were drawn here by … Continue reading

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Little girls who grow up to love dragons

Rivka and her dragon from The Second Mango, drawn by Ceili Braidwood and inked by Jane Dominguez. On the day the book came out, Jane toasted me with “To little girls who grow up to love dragons.” When I was a … Continue reading

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Aviva and Shulamit

  January 11 and 12 only, get The Second Mango, a fun, feminist fairy tale with a friendly dragon, a warrior woman, and love between ladies, on eBook for only $4.79. Use the coupon code COZY on the publisher’s website. The … Continue reading

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You don’t want to get on Rivka’s bad side

Rivka, the warrior woman from The Second Mango, in all her powerful and amazing glory. Even the lizard thinks she’s awesome. Drawn by the admirable Rebecca Schauer.

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Happy 2014, everyone!

Cartoon by Tofu Productionz; characters are Chef Aviva and Queen Shulamit from The Second Mango.

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