Ann McMan

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Everything I Need to Know About Writing I Learned from Jane Austen

You all believe that, right? But, it’s true. This by no means is intended to suggest that I routinely apply everything I learned, or that my sage works of fiction stand like obelisks in an honored row, extolling the greatness of Austen’s prose. Certainly, they do not. But they would if I could. And that …

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The Collaboration Dating Game with McMan and West

The Interviews: Ann McMan and Salem West Talk About Writing Hoosier Daddy   When people kept asking about what really happened behind the curtain when Ann and Salem sat down to write Hoosier Daddy: A Heartland Romance, the author Barrett decided to take matters into her own hands. Pop on over to Barrett’s blog to …

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Too Lesbian.

“It’s too lesbian.” Is that a loaded phase, or what? I mean, we’ve all heard about loaded baked potatoes. And new cars that are loaded with options. Guns are loaded, too. And if memory serves, my dear, departed father was frequently loaded—especially on Christmas Eve, when the threat of so much “family” intimacy was more …

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Jericho and Aftermath Available in Hardcover Editions

Several years ago, when I sat down and started to write what would become my first novel, Jericho, my only thought was that I wanted to see if I could do it. I’d spent years reading some wonderful (and a few not-so-wonderful) stories about strong and smart lesbians that were posted for free at The …

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Sidecar Lands on AfterEllen’s Reading in the Rainbow

AfterEllen.com, the top website for LBT women, shares the love about my little Energizer Bunny of a book, SIDECAR, in the column, Reading in the Rainbow. “…after reading Ann McMan’s short story collection, Sidecar, I can say with confidence that she is one of my favorite lesbian romance authors.”  – AfterEllen Book Reviewer, Jill Guccini  Seriously, I …

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Aftermath Named Finalist for 2013 Rainbow Award

AFTERMATH NAMED FINALIST IN 2013 RAINBOW AWARDS   Is it wrong, shallow, or selfish for me to be completely thrilled that AFTERMATH is a finalist in the Contemporary Lesbian Fiction category of the 2013 Rainbow Awards? It is true that there were times where the effort it took for me to write AFTERMATH was as taxing as attempting to …

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