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Rosie the Riveter and a New Perspective

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I was recently in San Francisco with my pals Angel, Monte, and their two kids. Oh yeah, my wife Betty was there too 🙂

Angel has a thing for National Parks, and for the last few spring vacations we’ve taken with them, we’ve been dragged to twelve or fifteen different ones. On this trip alone we hit four. One of them was the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park. That name’s a mouthful, but it was a-freaking-mazing! And not for the reasons you might think.

R Rosie building

I thought it would be cool to learn about the women behind Rosie—actually an Agnes—who, as of 2013 I think, was still kicking at 95. Of course, the visitor’s center had awesome displays and interesting videos and information boards galore. When we first arrived, sopping wet from the monsoon-like downpour outside, we were met by an awesome young Ranger who took the time to explain…

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A Little Bit of Cake

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Cake1600x2560During the past month or so, I’ve talked about Cake, my latest release, pretty much non-stop. So much so, in fact, that I came thisclose to not blogging about it here at Women and Words. But then I decided it was fair to do a recap post of sorts to let you know what’s up with it.

The Facts

  • It’s available from Ylva Publishing and a bunch of other booksellers,  including Amazon. Since it’s a novella, it’s available for $2.99. I Love that price!
  • Ten percent of the royalties will be donated to the United Nations World Food Programme.
  • It’s getting kick-ass reviews.

Fun Promo Stuff

  • Marion Dries interviewed me for her Voices of Lesbian Literature series. 
  • The fabulous folks over at Cocktail Hour hosted me for a Conversation at the Bar. You can check that out HERE.
  • I did a blog tour of sorts (that means I asked a bunch…

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