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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 queer men. He'd remake them to his own ends, and if he was lucky enough, someone would even wan
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J. Scott Coatsworth Ooooh...probably Anne McCaffrey's Pern. It's such a wonderfully detailed world, and I've always wanted a fire lizard...
J. Scott Coatsworth Write for yourself. If the fame and money comes, great - but even if it does, it could destroy you if you aren't writing what YOU want to write.
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Between the Lines

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