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J. Scott Coatsworth

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Scott lives with his husband in a leafy Sacramento, California suburb, in a cute yellow house with a pair of pink flamingoes in the front yard.

He has always been in the place between the here and now and the what could be. He started reading science fiction and fantasy at the tender age of nine, encouraged by his mother. But as he read the golden age classics and more modern works too, he started to wonder where all the queer people were.

When Scott came out at 23, he decided he wanted to create the kinds of stories he couldn't find at the bookstore. If there weren't gay characters in his favorite genres, he would reimagine them, filling them with a diverse universe of characters. He'd remake them to his own ends, and if he was lucky enough,
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J. Coatsworth J. Coatsworth said: " I just finished reading an Advance Reading Copy of King of the Storm, the first novel from author BA Brock, which came out on Tuesday.

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I Just finished Angel Martinez’s latest lesbian romance novella “The Anti Quest.” Martinez has made a habit of publishing cute lesbian sci fi tales each holiday season. We didn’t get one for 2020, but this is our reward for waiting.

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