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Re: The best free reads in town

Postby FranW » 31 Oct 2010, 10:00

Pank Magazine has posted their GLBTQ issue. http://www.pankmagazine.com/?cat=88

I liked Julie Marie Wade's poetry:
Now our hands are laced, loping along
through the forest, our faces shimmering
in the good heat, skins fair against the finery
of the tall, untattling trees.

http://www.pankmagazine.com/?p=2295
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Re: The best free reads in town

Postby FranW » 08 Dec 2010, 19:40

N K Jemisin is (IMO) a spectacularly good writer. She's posted a lesbian steampunk novelette free-to-read on her website. I'm pretty sure you'll like it. It's got girl-on-girl romance. Characters of colour. Guns. New Orleans. Bad guys who get what they've got coming to them. And for the few (nameless, of course) forumites who haven't yet felt tempted to click the link, let me cite these few lines:

“Chemistry? Why, I adore chemistry!” At this, Mademoiselle Rillieux immediately brightened, speaking faster and breathlessly. “What matter, if I may ask? Please, may I sit in?”


read it all here: http://nkjemisin.com/2010/01/a-story-fo ... /#more-261
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Re: The best free reads in town

Postby wildlx » 08 Dec 2010, 22:23

lol
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Re: The best free reads in town

Postby Nurse Jo » 09 Dec 2010, 10:50

Fab lol

Just the ticket to read, smile and relax to. Thanks Fran.
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Re: The best free reads in town

Postby ElaineB » 10 Dec 2010, 01:48

That was good! Now to go do something about it...
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Re: The best free reads in town

Postby FranW » 23 Dec 2010, 14:05

Tertiary
by Mary Alexandra Agner
Today I took off my breasts
for the first time, the only time,
alone in a hospital room

http://stonetelling.com/issue2-dec2010/ ... tiary.html
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Re: The best free reads in town

Postby FranW » 12 May 2011, 07:33

I haven't read this yet -- it'll be my weekend treat -- but I reckon it's safe to guarantee it'll be good.

Souls, by Joanna Russ (Hugo-award-winning historical fantasy novella): http://www.univeros.com/usenet/cache/al ... 0Souls.pdf
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Re: The best free reads in town

Postby Baker » 12 May 2011, 07:36

Yeap: that will definitely be worth a read.
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Re: The best free reads in town

Postby ElaineB » 24 Jun 2011, 00:00

Kelley Eskridge is writing a story a day for the Clarion West Write-a-thon. Check her out (and sponsor her so you can give her a prompt).

Amazing stuff. Remember this is raw writing.
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Re: The best free reads in town

Postby deej » 03 Sep 2011, 00:02

IT'S HERE, IT'S HERE, IT'S HERE

The latest edition of Read These Lips - http://readtheselips.com/RTLTake5%20new%20release.html

Our very own Gill McKnight, ElaineB and BobiR writing under R.G.Emmanulle Enjoy ladies, it's a terrific one.
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