#LGBTQBooks #TBT Throwback Thursday – Sister Lost Sister Found #3

Welcome to my version of Throwback Thursday where I take a peek at some of my earlier titles. During October, I’ll be sharing from my second novel Sister Lost Sister Found, 2006, Bella Books. Sister Lost Sister Found won a GCLS Goldie award for excellence in speculative fiction.

 

Taelach Sisters Novel  #2   (Bella Books 2006)

Amazon   Bella Books   Barnes & Noble

Rankil is marked for life – destined for abuse and neglect at the hands of the Autlach. In her world, the worst that can happen to a Taelach child is not death – but life itself. And even though sister Taelachs constantly search for the younger Taelach children, Rankil is so far yet undiscovered.

Join Rankil on her journey to find a home where she is welcomed where love is at least a possibility in this long-awaited sequel to No Sister of Mine.

Winner of a Golden Crown Literary Society award for excellence in speculative fiction.

Here’s #TBT one for Sister Lost Sister Found.

Here’s #TBT two for Sister Lost Sister Found.

Here’s #TBT three for Sister Lost Sister Found.

 

     “Yes, ma’am.” Rankil scrambled to her feet, snagged her wide-brimmed sunshade from the hooks and ran out the door. If she found a good patch, cress gathering wouldn’t take more than an hours or two, leaving her time to roam. She could ask for a slice of bread to eat while she worked, Meelsa would give her that, but she knew she’d do better foraging in the hills. She should have her fill of cress up there as well. There would be none for her that evening.

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#1LineWed #amwriting #WIP Voice

Here’s another short-‘n-sweet  #1lineWed post. The theme is voice. This comes from Keeping House, novel two in the Appalachian Elementals series and one of my current WIPs.

“Someone get her a blanket!” Dane tore the goggles from Cent’s face and blew warm, tobacco-tainted breath in her face. “And somethin’ hot to drink!” Her voice softened. “You all right, sugar?”

#WIP #amwriting #KeepingHouseNovel

#WIPpet Wednesday #WIPitWed 10/17/18 Winter Evergreen

This weekend I’ll be appearing with my publisher, Mountain Gap Books, at a local art festival, Art in the Park. All of Mountain Gap’s books and authors will be there, so if you’re in the Northeast Tennessee area, why don’t you drop by? You can read more about the event HERE.

Welcome to another WIPpet Wednesday*. This week I’m sharing again from Mama, Me, and the Holiday Tree – Appalachian Elementals 1 ½. Yes, 1 ½. This novella is set in the holiday season between novels one and two, so we decided to run with the half. Or, for the purposes of the release day tour, #1.5. (Update – we’re running with 1.5 across the board to prevent any confusion.)

Mama, Me, and the Holiday Tree is scheduled for a November 5th release.

Here’s my WIPpet math for 10/17/18:  1+1+1=3 paragraphs from Mama, Me, and the Holiday Tree.

WIPpet ONE “A Cedar in the Corner”

WIPpet TWO “The Perfect Tree”

WIPpet THREE “Yuletide Memories”

WIPpet FOUR “Follow Your Heart”

WIPpet FIVE “Rebirth”

“So…” I take a deep breath and scratch beneath my undercut at the stubbly hair that’s already growing back. “What do I need to do?”

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#LGBTWIP September, 2018, Roundup

I participated in a month-long series on Twitter labeled #LGBTWIP hosted by @AJWhiteAuthor  Here’s the recap giving all the prompts and my responses. This was great fun, and I hope to participate again.

Day 1: This sounds fun! I’m Jeanne G’Fellers, seven-time author of diverse Sci-Fi and Fantasy. I’m a differently-abled, pan, witchy, Appalachian queer. I’m also running a day behind because I just found this.

Day 2: Current WIP #1 Keeping House, novel two in my Appalachian Elementals series, due out 2019. it’s queer contemporary Appalachian Fantasy. The first tale is Cleaning House, released 8/1. Third series, seventh novel.

 

 

 

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#CleaningHouseNovel #RainbowSnippets Sixty-Eight 10/13: Festering Nothing

Welcome to this week’s installment of Rainbowsnippets*! This one is uniquely mine, but there are lots of other great snippets to read, so after you finish here click the FB link at the bottom of the post to discover other great LGBTQIA authors and their works.

I’m sharing again from Cleaning House. The novel is an Appalachian-set Contemporary/ Paranormal Fantasy where the past and the present are blended with a healthy dose of granny magic. The mountains are alive, and a little moonshine can cure what ails you. Next week, I’ll begin sharing tidbits from Mama, Me, and the Holiday Tree, a novella-length story that will be available in both ebook and print formats in early November. This story will concentrate on Cent’s relationship with her mentally-ill mother but, of course, Betty will be in there too.

This snippet is longer than it should be, but since it’s the last from the novel I’m running with it.

The Setup: Betty’s using tough love, but is Cent buying it?

The first line, in yellow, comes from last week’s snippet and it’s Betty speaking.

“Go home, country cuttah. This isn’t the place for you, and I’m not your friend.”

     “But I’ve lived in Chicago for almost a decade. You know this.” Cent sat tall when Betty drew her mouth into a snarl. “I’ve been to five continents. I—”

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#LGBTQBooks #TBT Throwback Thursday – Sister Lost Sister Found #2

Welcome to my version of Throwback Thursday where I take a peek at some of my earlier titles. During October, I’ll be sharing from my second novel Sister Lost Sister Found, 2006, Bella Books. Sister Lost Sister Found won a GCLS Goldie award for excellence in speculative fiction.

 

 

 

 

Taelach Sisters Novel  #2   (Bella Books 2006)

Amazon   Bella Books   Barnes & Noble

Rankil is marked for life – destined for abuse and negland ect at the hands of the Autlach. In her world, the worst that can happen to a Taelach child is not death – but life itself. And even though sister Taelachs constantly search for the younger Taelach children, Rankil is so far yet undiscovered.

Join Rankil on her journey to find a home where she is welcomed where love is at least a possibility in this long-awaited sequel to No Sister of Mine.

Winner of a Golden Crown Literary Society award for excellence in speculative fiction.

 

Here’s #TBT one for Sister Lost Sister Found.

Here’s #TBT two for Sister Lost Sister Found.

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#WIPpet Wednesday #WIPitWed 10/10/18 Rebirth

Another week has come and gone. I’m not writing much in the way of new material right now. Rather, I’m preparing for my next release in November.  This prep includes blog posts, lots of blog posts. I’m gearing up for a couple of weeks of at least one post a day. It’s tedious, but it’s generally worth it.

Welcome to another WIPpet Wednesday*. This week I’m sharing again from Mama, Me, and the Holiday Tree – Appalachian Elementals 1 ½. Yes, 1 ½. This novella is set in the holiday season between novels one and two, so we decided to run with the half. Or, for the purposes of the release day tour, #1.5. (Update – we’re running with 1.5 across the board to prevent any confusion.)

Mama, Me, and the Holiday Tree is scheduled for a November 5th release.

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Featured Author: Natsuya Uesugi – grydscaen: beginnings

October 8, 2019

I’m pleased to have Natasuya Uesugi join me to share an exclusive excerpt from his novel grydscaen: beginnings. (make certain you read to the end. There’s a giveaway hidden down there.)

Genres: sci-fi, cyberpunk, tech-noir, dystopian, post-apocalyptic

 

Keywords/Categories: bisexual, transgender, gay, nonbinary, asexual

Publisher: PageTurner Press and Media

Release Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Format: Paperback

Word Count: 80,675

Cover Artist: Natsuya Uesugi

Series Title: grydscaen

Position (Number) in Series: First

Necessary to Read Previous Books: No

Buy Link: Amazon

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#CleaningHouseNovel #RainbowSnippets Sixty-Seven: Driving a Wedge

Welcome to this week’s installment of Rainbowsnippets*! This one is uniquely mine, but there are lots of other great snippets to read, so after you finish here click the FB link at the bottom of the post to discover other great LGBTQIA authors and their works.

I’m sharing again from Cleaning House. The novel is an Appalachian-set Contemporary/ Paranormal Fantasy where the past and the present are blended with a healthy dose of granny magic. The mountains are alive, and a little moonshine can cure what ails you. This time next month, I’ll begin sharing tidbits from Mama, Me, and the Holiday Tree, a novella-length story that will be available in both ebook and print formats in early November. This story will concentrate on Cent’s relationship with her mentally-ill mother but, of course, Betty will be in there too.

The Setup: I’ve skipped ahead in the scene, but Cent’s awakened to find Betty upset. Cent’s Aunt Tess wants her home, and now Betty’s words are cutting Cent deep.

Betty speaks first in this snippet

     “They need your help.”

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