Author Archives: TBM

About TBM

TB Markinson is an American who's recently returned to the US after a seven-year stint in the UK and Ireland. When she isn't writing, she's traveling the world, watching sports on the telly, visiting pubs in New England, or reading. Not necessarily in that order. Her novels have hit Amazon bestseller lists for lesbian fiction and lesbian romance. She cohosts the Lesbians Who Write Podcast (lesbianswhowrite.com) with Clare Lydon. TB also runs I Heart Lesfic (iheartlesfic.com), a place for authors and fans of lesfic to come together to celebrate lesbian fiction.

Perfect Ending To My Birthday

Recently, we hopped in a car and drove to Provincetown for the weekend to celebrate my birthday. Every time we drive to the tippy-top of the cape, I’m reminded how long the drive is. When I first moved to Massachusetts … Continue reading

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I Didn’t Mean That!

One of the banes of a writer’s life are typos. Some of my typos are a result of bad habits, like when I write back in forth. For some reason, I always type it out that way, instead of back … Continue reading

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I Have Some Work To Do

We just passed a milestone in the TBM household. Lady Grey has been living here for six months, and while I prepped a celebratory meal, she sat me down for my review. To be honest, I didn’t have a clue … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of the Beach

For as long as I can remember, bodies of water have soothed me. Perhaps this is a result of growing up in Southern California. For many years, when adults asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, … Continue reading

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Creature of Habit

I love this time of year. January is over (hate that month and February isn’t much better), and daylight is stretching out. For the majority of the year, I go for a long walk at the end of my work … Continue reading

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Yes, I Really am a Moron

One of the most popular questions I get asked is: Where do you get your ideas from? I think some want to hear about how I have access to a magic fountain where ideas freely flow, and after I make … Continue reading

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Amazing Deals on Books

Miranda and I are prepping for the I Heart Lesfic mega sale starting on March 15th. These sales take a lot of work, and it’s always a mad dash to get things done. On more than one occasion, I’ve almost … Continue reading

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I’m Going to Prove You’re a Liar

Before I get to the post, please note at the bottom of the page, you can enter a giveaway for a chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card and a signed copy of The Love Project. Now for my … Continue reading

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That Time I Had an Obnoxious Neighbor

In The Setup, Rory shares a story about collecting discarded plants to build a plant wall on her deck to block out an annoying neighbor. This is actually based on something that happened in my real life. When I moved … Continue reading

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Lady Grey Wishes You a Happy Valentine’s Day

Before I get to Lady Grey, I just wanted to mention, if you click on the image above, you’ll be taken to a page to download two free books. A Woman Complete, Book 7 in the Lizzie series, and Letters … Continue reading

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