Polari: A Gay Glossary from the Roaring Twenties

Originally posted on The Man in Romance:
Let me preface my remarks about a “gay language” by introducing a series of novels I’ve written, The Gaslight Mysteries…Gay retro with a twist. These books follow the escapades of a gay man, Michael McCree, and his reluctant partner Simon Hart. The two men, private investigators in 1923-1924 Ireland, look into some very private affairs—yet none more private than… Continue reading Polari: A Gay Glossary from the Roaring Twenties

Ac´cent on J. Scott Coatsworth

This week, my accent is on J. Scott Coatsworth, a friend and a man I know from his Queer Romance Ink and Queer Sci Fi Facebook sites. Your logo tells me much, Scott! You’re funny, original, outgoing, and inventive…for starts! Let’s get personal in this very public venue. 😀 ~~~What ten words do you think best describe you personally?  Manic. Multitasking. Optimistic. Deeply Weird. Driven. Creative. Loyal. … Continue reading Ac´cent on J. Scott Coatsworth

Ac´cent on Bryan T. Clark

  This week, my accent is on a fine gentleman and terrific writer, Bryan T. Clark. That’s a beautiful logo, Bryan. Warm and inviting. So…let’s get to know you and your work. ~~What ten words do you think best describe you personally?  Charismatic … Talkative … Introverted … Private … Imaginative … Curious … Discerning … Trustworthy … Thoughtful … Cautious ~~How about giving us a … Continue reading Ac´cent on Bryan T. Clark