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The press likes to pit lady musicians against each other, but that’s not how music works

Esther and Liora, the two violin stars from A Harvest of Ripe Figs. Popular gossip would paint them as rivals, but women don’t have to compete — they can work together and enhance each other, and be talented in different … Continue reading

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Tzuriel ben Kofi, dealer of musical wares (and friendly teddy bear)

Tzuriel, the traveling musical instrument salesman from A Harvest of Ripe Figs. His shop is full of goodies from all over the world, including some he built himself. He can play everything in the shop, at least rudimentarily, but his … Continue reading

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Presenting Esther, one of Perach’s star violinists

This cutie is one of the stars of the novel A Harvest of Ripe Figs, in which her violin is stolen after her concert in the capital city. As she nervously tries to help the queen solve the mystery, she finds … Continue reading

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My guest post about why the romantic lead in Climbing the Date Palm is fat

Click here to read my full post, about why I chose to make Farzin from my new novel Climbing the Date Palm a fat gay nerd. Farzin is, in many ways, what I find attractive in a man. He’s an intellectual and … Continue reading

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A fairy tale starring a bisexual prince!

Climbing the Date Palm is a fairy-tale novel due out from Prizm Books on July 2 (eBook) and in print late July. If you like labor rights, same-sex romance, dragons, shapeshifters, and a celebration of food and family, stay tuned! Queen … Continue reading

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