Announcing the 2014 Lesbian Fiction Appreciation Event

Dec 8, 2013 by

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For the past 2 years, I’ve hosted the Lesbian Fiction Appreciation Event on my blog. The reason I started this was because of the belief that no one is reading lesbian literature or that lesbian literature isn’t profitable. As an author who writes lesbian fiction, mainly romance, I can say that’s a big fallacy, and one that annoys me. I’m an author who writes for many genres, both straight and LGBT. The reason I write mainly lesbian romance is because it’s as profitable as my straight titles, if not more. This year I published one novella and four full length titles. Three of these were lesbian romance. Two of which I published this summer have made me money, and not just pennies, so there is an interest for lesbian fiction.

I’ve been published since 2010 and have seen a major upswing in the amount of lesbian fiction being published. More epublishers are publishing lesbian fiction, and mainly romance. But I do find that the “L” of LGBT is still getting shafted in some ways whenever LGBT is mentioned. That’s why I wanted to have an event for the sole purpose to recognize lesbian fiction and those who support it from authors, publishers and bloggers.

Combined, close to 100,000 visitors have read the posts for 2011’s and 2012’s events.

Because last year was a great success, and there has been so much interest and participation, I’ve extended this year’s event to 3 weeks, starting Sunday 1/5/14 thru Saturday 1/25/14.

 

For the first time this year, we have a sponsor!

 

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Say hello to this year’s participants (with more to come):

Authors:

Louisa Bacio

Erzabeth Bishop

Harper Bliss

James Brindle

Saranna DeWylde

Cheryl Dragon

Jess Faraday

Lucy Felthouse

Yvonne Heidt

Kat Lively

Catherine Lundoff

E.E. Ottoman

Virginia Nelson

Alyssa Palmer

Cathy Pegau

Micaela Rhua

Taryn Rose

Caitlin Ricci

Kate Richards

LK Silva

Paisley Smith

Jill Sorenson

Olivia Starke

Jessica Subject

Ana Vistky

Karis Walsh

Teresa Wymore

V.C.

 

Bloggers:

The Lesbrary
Lipstick Lesbian Reviews
Little Johanne Book World

 

Publishers:

Harmony Ink Press

Lazy Day Publishing

Less Than Three Press

Storm Moon Press

 

Please spread the word if you can to help promoting this wonderful event!

 

 

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12 Comments

  1. Can’t wait for this event, KT! Thank you for organizing it.

  2. Heather Rose Jones

    I just went back and read all the posts from the 2013 event and now I’m eager to see what people have to say this time. My own first novel (lesbian historic romantic fantasy) will be coming out in January and it’s exciting to learn more about the literary community that I’m joining.

    • KTGrant

      Congrats on your new release! I’m so amazed by the support and interest the event has. Each year more and more people want to take part. I may end up doing a full month at one point.

  3. I would totally love to join in on this if it is still possible I am a blogger. ๐Ÿ™‚ If not there is always next year ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • KTGrant

      Hi Jen,

      I have some spaces open so email me at katiebabsg at gmail if you want to participate.

  4. KT, would love to join and include my book, Exception to the Rule. Would also like to ask you for a review. Do you have guidelines? Cindy

    • KTGrant

      Hi Cindy!

      I have spots still open. Email me at katiebabsg at gmail to participate.

  5. So excited to be a part of this event ๐Ÿ™‚ Thank you!

  6. edenglenn

    I would love to be part of the Lesbian Fiction Appreciation Event. How can I get involved.
    eden.glenn07@gmail.com
    Thank you

    Eden Glenn
    http://www.edenglenn.com

    • KTGrant

      Hi Eden,

      All the spot for this year are taken, but I’ll be putting the call out next December for the 2015 event. Just check back with me during that time.

  7. Sorry I am a bit late in seeing this. I see that all the spots are taken for this year, but I was wondering if my lesbian audio books and my publishing company’s name (Dog Ear Audio) could be added for 2015? My website is http://www.dogearaudio.com.

    Thanks so much for what you do.

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