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.

I’ve Picked Up an Odd Hobby During COVID

So, I have a confession. 2020 has done it’s best to stamp out any hint of happiness in my life, and it’s almost been successful. But I’ve been doing my best to fight the darkness by shrouding myself in silly … Continue reading

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Her Name is What, and How is it Spelled?

There are two facts you should know about me: I have atrocious spelling skills. (This sequence of words took a few attempts before spellcheck could figure out what I was trying to write.) I’m really bad with names. These two … Continue reading

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Who do you believe?

I have few needs in life. I love silly cartoon T-shirts (usually Disney or Peanuts and the occasional funny history quote). Hot showers every night before bed. And, to be fed every few hours. During the summer, I volunteered to … Continue reading

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There’s What in New Hampshire?

Those who know me best are aware of two undeniable facts. I can’t do math or find anything on a map. So, way back in early summer (which feels like decades ago), when Miranda MacLeod asked me to accompany her … Continue reading

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Trying to Hold onto a Semblance Normalcy

This has been a weird year, and the news seems to get even more depressing, making it hard to stay sane. Or even semi-sane. Some days, I end up binging on ice cream while watching Disney movies to avoid going … Continue reading

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Will Ten Cents Land Me in Jail?

If you listen to the Lesbians Who Write podcast, you’ll know I’m truly awful when it comes to math. Side note, when I agreed to cohost with Clare Lydon, I didn’t factor in how many times I’d have to do … Continue reading

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I’m No Longer in Control of My Life

For well over a year, many of my friends and the better half have encouraged me to adopt a cat. I’m a pet person. Always have been. However, when my cat died in 2018 (after losing my dog in 2016), … Continue reading

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I’m Never Wrong

I grew up back in the olden days, when we didn’t have a VCR until mid-childhood. I also remember getting our first microwave. I’m still not sure how I survived without either, but the latter drastically changed my life since … Continue reading

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WTF is TB Thinking?

A couple of days ago, I shared my version for the spark of Heart of Ice, cowritten by Miranda MacLeod. Miranda is here today to tell it from her perspective. Take it away Miranda When TB called me last fall … Continue reading

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The Spark for Heart of Ice

I need to confess something. I frigging love cemeteries. The old, beautiful ones that date back well over a hundred years. When I lived in London, I would stroll through Brompton Cemetery to let my mind wander. It’s a very … Continue reading

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