A newsletter subscriber recently asked me: When you were first starting out, did you have any websites or reference materials that you found helpful connecting with people looking for freelance work?  I’ve been thinking about this a lot, trying to come up with relevant tools and resources I used as […]

The weird way I became a successful freelance writer

Maybe I resent the fact that the love lives of queer women resemble the smallest, stupidest game of spin the bottle ever, where the bottle doesn't even spin, it just rocks back and forth a little because everyone has stopped playing and are fucking each other already. Urban Dictionary has a better name for it: Friendcest

Once more, with feeling

I've been unemployed technically since September, though I can't really count the month I spent traveling through Greece as time spent trying to find a job, so let's say November - making it about 3 months since I last received a paycheck. Personally and professionally, I've always been the kind of person to put all their eggs in one basket. I've never had a plan b because I didn't have to (insert lesbian joke here).

Plan B, the employment kind

Happy Valentine’s Day, y’all! Today is when we celebrate our devotion to partially hydrogenated corn syrup and our hopefully still functioning livers. And love! Regardless of whether you’re single or coupled or triaded (?) or bumping uglies with a fence post, I wish you all a glorious VD, with the […]

Love or referrals appreciated

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and I know this because of the dozens of marketing emails I’ve gotten recently, with long subject headings and lots of punctuation, such as, “Lesbian Authors’ Reveal Sex Secrets to Married Men in New Book Available Today!” and “Exquisite Mouthwatering Food is The Key to […]

"you are SO getting some tonight."

About a month ago, my friend Alicia Eler organized a Twitter conversation about lesbian movies for a website called Bad at Sports. Several other bloggers and I tweeted using the hashtag #lezflix for over an hour, but, when Alicia tried to retrieve them a few weeks later, the tweets had […]

Lost: A Twitter conundrum