Hildred Billings

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Hildred Billings is a Japanese and Religious Studies scholar who has spent her entire life knowing she would write for a living someday. She has lived in Japan a total of three times in three different locations, from the heights of the Japanese alps to the hectic Tokyo suburbs, with a life in Shikoku somewhere in there too. When she’s not writing, however, she spends most of her time talking about Asian pop music, cats, and bad 80’s fantasy movies with anyone who will listen…or not.

Her writing centers around themes of redemption, sexuality, and death, sometimes all at once. Although she enjoys writing in the genre of fantasy the most, she strives to show as much reality as possible through her characters and situations, since she’s a furio

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Forbidden Fruit

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The One That Ran Away

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Liquid Courage

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Desperate Times

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"Daisuki." (Ren'Ai Rensai, #1)

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"Daite." (Jiai Jouwa, #1)

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New Website, Official Announcement of LOVE, YUMI.

Hey! I'm back! And I've moved the site! hildred-billings.com will still take you where it's supposed to go, but from now on I'm moving on from Blogger and hosting my own Wordpress blog on my server. Come check it out and be sure to update bookmarks! 

I've got the official COVER AND BLURB REVEAL of "Love, Yumi," my newest book coming out January 1st. Here's a preview!

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Published on December 24, 2015 03:37
"Daisuki." "Hatsukoi." "Seikou." "Kataomoi." "Koibumi."
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January Embers February Kisses March Madness April Stars May Flowers June Bride
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"Daite." "Aitai." "Zutto."
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Hildred Billings Jane wrote: "I forgot to add in my comment before, did you see the news of Tokyo Disney's first gay wedding? :D"

Yes, I've seen it all over. XD Good for them. I was particularly impressed they were lesbians. Seems like it's always men who get to be first. Although IME in JApanese LGBT circles the women are way more proactive than the men.

Hildred Billings To my dear readers who have reviewed Hatsukoi (first, thank you!) I just want y'all to know that I was totally thinking "wow I am glad I wrote Daisuki first" when I was writing it. :P

Hildred Billings James wrote: "woooo--Go Hildred! Congrats on the giveaway."


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James Haub woooo--Go Hildred! Congrats on the giveaway.

Hildred Billings J.C. wrote: "hey hildred! found you via nanowrimo. nice to meet ya!"

Heya! I figured that's where you popped up from. ;)

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J.C. hey hildred! found you via nanowrimo. nice to meet ya!

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