Kimberly Cooper Griffin

The Writing Academy staff was pretty excited to have a face-to-face with Kimberly Cooper Griffin this week. On the one hand, we had a little trouble keeping up. (We think she might have accidentally dipped into the fully-caffeinated pot of coffee this morning.) On the other hand, we absolutely love her, even when she’s bouncing off the walls. Hicks_K_020_46-300

When Kimberly was in the WA, we could always count on her to be the one who would speak if the instructor asked for questions or comments. We always hope for at least one extrovert in every class. Do you know how awkward it is to ask for questions and hear nothing but heavy-breathing?

Luckily, we didn’t run out of things to say. Keep reading for the excellent interview.

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If you’ve seen other posts on this site, then you know that I am an avid reader of lesbian-themed literature. After all, I am a lesbian. So it makes sense that I want to read books that have others like myself as the protagonists. Genre doesn’t much matter. I mean, it does. I have my favorite genres. But I read pretty widely. Admittedly, romances are high on my list, but they don’t have to be contemporary. Historical romances, sci-fi romances, young adult romances…they all have spaces on my bookshelf. As do a number that have nothing to do with romance at all. Again, I ready pretty widely

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