Lucy J. Madison

Nikki Rose
47 books | 999 friends

Anne Hagan
1,634 books | 438 friends

K'Anne ...
114 books | 1,277 friends

Danika ...
1,927 books | 762 friends

Rebecca...
6,896 books | 3,460 friends

Michael...
213 books | 2,495 friends

Literat...
2,522 books | 1,592 friends

Marc
2,423 books | 353 friends

More friends…

Lucy J. Madison

Goodreads Author


Born
in The United States
January 03

Website

Twitter

Genre

Member Since
February 2016

URL


Lucy J. Madison is an author, screenwriter, and poet from Connecticut. She’s published fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and is a credited screenwriter. Her first feature film script based on the life of Emily Dickinson is currently in pre-production. Her lesbian romance novel Personal Foul was named one of the Ten Best Lesbian Sports Romances by The Lesbian Review. The lesbian romance In the Direction of the Sun was named a 2017 Best Book Awards Finalist. She’s a member of the Golden Crown Literary Society, Romance Writers of America, Publishing Triangle, Story Circle Network, Rainbow Romance Writers, and Lesbian Authors Guild. She received a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Wesleyan University and resides with her wife of twenty years i ...more

To ask Lucy J. Madison questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Lucy J. Madison Ahh, I have so many favorite couples in fiction so I can't just give you one right off the bat. . Growing up reading straight fiction for lack of…moreAhh, I have so many favorite couples in fiction so I can't just give you one right off the bat. . Growing up reading straight fiction for lack of knowing many lesbian authors to read, I fell in love with Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth in Pride and Prejudice. As I got a little older, I loved Katharine Clifton and Count Lazlo de Almasy in the English Patient. The sheer passion, lust, and powerful love between the two left and indelible mark on me both as a writer and a reader.

Onto lesbian fiction, I can't even suggest a couple without Bette and Tina from the L Word. I know they may not be from the fiction genre you were thinking when you asked, but they are fictional characters and their chemistry was engaging and always hot. The rest of the L Word we can debate another time.

In books, I was enthralled with Nan and Kitty from Tipping the Velvet and really all of the couples Sarah Waters creates.

But if I had to weigh them all and boil everything down to one, I'd say Carole and Therese in The Price of Salt. The story was just so utterly romantic on so many levels. And the way Highsmith wrote their lovemaking was sublime. She wrote: "“Her arms were tight around Carol, and she was conscious of Carol and nothing else, of Carol’s hand that slid along her ribs, Carol’s hair that brushed her bare breasts, and then her body too seemed to vanish in widening circles that leaped further and further, beyond where thought could follow.” -- I mean, COMON! It really doesn't get much better than that.(less)
Lucy J. Madison If I am experiencing writer's block, it means I haven't worked out the details or story well enough in my mind. In these instances, I've learned to…moreIf I am experiencing writer's block, it means I haven't worked out the details or story well enough in my mind. In these instances, I've learned to step away from the computer and go hiking or do something to get my conscious mind off the project for a while.(less)
Average rating: 3.81 · 104 ratings · 46 reviews · 5 distinct works
Personal Foul

3.84 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 2016 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
In the Direction of the Sun

3.83 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 2017 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
I.V. Poems

3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2016 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Tales of Travelrotica for L...

by
4.08 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The One: Stories of Falling...

by
2.83 avg rating — 6 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Lucy J. Madison…
I'm counting down the days until I board a flight in Connecticut for Las Vegas where I'll be attending the Golden Crown Literary Society Conference and Awards to be held at Bally's Hotel. The Golden Crown Literary Society’s annual conference is the premier lesbian literary event for both authors and readers. In a different city each year, the event brings together readers, fans, writers, editor... Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on June 27, 2018 10:50 • 1 view

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Lucy’s Recent Updates

Lucy J. Madison wrote a new blog post
I'm counting down the days until I board a flight in Connecticut for Las Vegas where I'll be attending the Golden Crown Literary Society Conference... Read more of this blog post »
Lucy Madison has read
In the Direction of the Sun by Lucy J. Madison
Rate this book
Clear rating
In the Direction of the Sun by Lucy J. Madison
"I didn't want the book to end. I enjoyed many things about it. The descriptions of nature and Alex's feelings and inner states along the Appalachian trail. I could feel her go through deep changes through this long hike that upturned her life. The..." Read more of this review »
Lucy Madison finished reading
A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
Rate this book
Clear rating
The French Way by Mary M.  Wright
"Who says an author can’t review her own books? Okay, what would strike me first as a reader about The French Way is that it’s different. What I mean by different is mainly that the author whisks me away to a place I’ve never been, or someplace I'd..." Read more of this review »
" Hey there. I'll check it out. I'm in the middle of writing a script right now so I most likely won't get to reading it for another few weeks, but I pr ...more "
Lucy Madison and 4 other people liked Delitealex's review of Personal Foul:
Personal Foul by Lucy J. Madison
"Kat is still trying to get over her last girlfriend Danielle and also figure out what went wrong with their relationship. She is a WNBA ref so she travels a lot covering as many games as she can to drive away the loneliness Kat feels. At a game Ka..." Read more of this review »
Lucy Madison made a comment in the group Lesbian Book ClubGroup Guidelines (as of 1/17/15) topic
" Read and agreed. "
More of Lucy's books…
142072 Authors & Reviewers in Paradise — 496 members — last activity Aug 14, 2018 02:00PM
This is the group for you if you are a Author wanting more exposure and if you are a Reviewer seeking to review novels for your blog. Authors & Review ...more
162073 1x1 Romance — 66 members — last activity Nov 09, 2017 11:14AM
It's romance this time! LGBT friendly
14698 Lesbian Book Club — 2561 members — last activity Aug 13, 2018 03:49AM
Come and read with us. Here there are classics, non-fiction, fiction, and many more in LGBTQA+ literature. Find authors that you would have never read ...more
26989 Goodreads Authors/Readers — 28934 members — last activity 43 minutes ago
This group is dedicated to connecting readers with Goodreads authors. It is divided by genres, and includes folders for writing resources, book websit ...more
80070 F/F Romance — 1150 members — last activity Aug 10, 2018 08:24AM
If you like to read F/F Romance and Erotica of all different genres you've come to the right place. Everyone is welcome that loves F/F reads. We have ...more
220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 85438 members — last activity 0 minutes ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more
162853 Lesbian Book Readers Club — 41 members — last activity Jun 03, 2015 10:25AM
This is an extension of the Lesbian Book Readers Club found on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Dawn.Carter.Author/ In this group, you can di ...more
More of Lucy’s groups…



No comments have been added yet.