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April 30th, 2004

Added part 18 of Ken Rogers' Inevitable Destiny

Added part 2 of Dance with the Devil by Harley

Added part 13 of Misplaced People by Devize

April 29th, 2004

Added part 9 and part 10 of Holy War by Proud Warrioress

Added part 6 of Back Door to Summer by Medora Macd

April 28th,2004

Amazonia by Ali Vali [alt/über/unfinished - Adventure/Romance]
"The acts of the one for the good of the many." This is the motto first adopted by the Amazons centuries ago and still upheld by the warriors of current day Amazonia. In "Amazonia - Book One," we meet Princess Bebo of Leon as she sets off on her first diplomatic mission on behalf of her mother, Queen Audrey. On a cold day in Washington D.C. the tall warrior finds her path in the soft eyes of Annie Paddio. The only problem is, Annie is already committed to someone else.
"Amazonia - Book One" brings to life a modern day warrior and the quest for her destiny. Join in the adventure as the ancient world of the Amazons is brought to life in the 21st century.

Solitude by D [vignette/complete]

The Gift by Pagan Rubenowski [X&G/alt/complete]
The warrior and her bard have settled down and are living with the amazons. The sixth anniversary of their joining ceremony is fast approaching. Xena decides to get help for a gift for Gabrielle from their old friend Aphrodite. Join our heroes and their amazon friends as the goddess of love gives them a surprise they’ll never forget.


-from Cavalier Press

Shaken by KG MacGregor can now be pre-ordered from StarCrossed Productions! Follow this link: to reserve your copy. The release date is May 6.

If you will be attending Orlando BardCon you can reserve your copy of Shaken, or any Cavalier Press title, to be picked up in Orlando, but you must order direct from Cavalier Press:

Shaken has undergone extensive editing and is very different from the on-line version.

April 27th, 2004

Added Spirit of Murder part 2 by Katia N. Ruiz

Added part 12 of Misplaced People by Devize

April 26th, 2004

Added part 10 of The Ridded by Phair

April 24th, 2004

Welcome to a new bard at the Academy, Karyna Sylinia!

A Kiss [classic/alt/complete]
This is a very brief story told from Gabrielle's point of view in which the soul mates share a wonderful (and rare) moment of peace alone. A very soft time that anyone can relate to if they've ever finally gotten a day off work to spend with their honey!

It's our anniversary (A Noemí Vignette) by Katia N. Ruiz [Über/alt/complete]
The women celebrate their anniversary.

April 23rd, 2004

Added part 10 and part 11 of Misplaced People by Devize

A Meeting on Shooter's Hill by Barbara Davies
(the first story in what will eventually be a two-story sequence: 'Rebeccah and the Highwayman')
London, 1708. Mistress Rebeccah Dutton and her family are returning home from Chatham when notorious highwayman 'Blue-Eyed Nick' decides to hold up their carriage.

Contest Announcement-

Well, the BC#11 entries are now up. I have to say, this one has been a real challenge and a disappointment.

No, not of the entries turned in...those are incredible as always. I sincerely thank the bards who participated.

Y'all ROCK!

No, rather, the disappointment was because of the ones not turned in.

This challenge had an overall purpose...which is why we limited the entries to a total of 25 participants. However, when less than half of the characters, that were chosen, returned as threw the entire challenge out of whack. Because the characters were exclusively assigned, they were unavailable to another bard to, argo...I mean...ergo...those characters were completely lost to this challenge.

At one point the discussion was for canceling the challenge. But I couldn't do that to the Bards who took the time to create their stories. So...although there will not be an overall wrap up, as previously planned (the quote from that particular writer being "I don't have enough to work with here"), we will still have the competition.

Unfortunately, the overall theme will remain unwritten (and unknown). However, if you ask me nicely, I may tell you. ;o)

There are two categories...those attending BardCon and those unable to attend. You can vote for one in each category, there will be a winner from each category.
The only difference in the prize packet is that the attending BardCon bard gets a Disney 1-Day Park Pass along with the other goodies.

The winners will be announced at BardCon and then online.

As always, I would like to thank the participating bards.

I need to make a couple of special mentions here, although I can't tell you which 2 bards this involves...yet <bg.>...
1) One of our bards lost their story due to a computer crash. Disheartened but undaunted, they went back and recreated it just for the challenge (and in record time too). Above and Beyond.
2) One of our bards took on the challenge late...they stepped in at the last minute because they knew we were short on entries. From the character assignment to completed entry was 4 days.

I would also like to thank the BardCon folks for their assistance with the Challenge. A big thank you to Steph and the Munchkins, for your patience and understanding here by putting up with my stubborn nature. Although, Steph will probably tell you that she is used to it by now.

Okay, now with all that said:
go here...

Read the entries and vote for your favorites. And please, please, feed the bards when the contest is over. These folks shared their creativity...let them know you appreciate it.

The voting period will run until May 16th. Winners will be announced at BardCon on May 29th.


April 22nd, 2004

Added part 12 of Wild by Alexa Hoffman and Kim Pritekel

Added part 5 of Back Door to Summer by Medora MacD

Added part 38, part 39 and part 40 of Time's Fell Hand by LJ Maas

April 21st, 2004

Added part 17 of Inevitable Destiny by Ken Rogers

April 20th, 2004

She Is by S. Lee [Über/alt/complete]
In the prequel to Three Days, Kat and Beth meet for a Valentine's rendezvous in the Colorado mountains. Enjoy another look into the lives of this loving couple.

And an announcement:
For the last three years, since I began posting, I've been asked numerous times for my web site address. I've had to regrettably inform the interested party that I didn't have one set up. Well, my new web site is up and running and I'd love for y'all to take a look. There, you'll find my stories, some info about me, favorite links, reviews, and the latest news regarding my work. So, take a look and drop me a line to let me know what you think.

Love and Blessings,
S. Lee

Message in a Bottle by Saggio Amante [original/alt/complete]
Marina and Lizette learn that time can heal old wounds and love can conquer all.

Caught in the Storm by Kim Baldwin [Über/alt/complete]
Marcy Winchester resigned herself to a solitary existence when she moved to a remote cabin in the North Woods. But a sudden storm brings a familiar face back into her life, and ignites a fire within her she thought long dead.

Added part 9 of Misplaced People by Devize

April 19th, 2004

Added part 6 and part 7 of Where Eagles Fly by Saggio (Sage) Amante

April 18th, 2004

Added parts 4-8 of Misplaced People by Devize

A Thief's Revenge by Jane Fletcher [original/general]
As the most famous thief in the world, Corrine has stolen all sorts of things, for all sorts of reasons. This time she's doing it to avenge the wrong done to an old friend. But as she is about to find out, there are some things even she cannot steal.

Farewell to a Hero by David Duncan [PG-13 (some fighting, language)(gen)]
Upon visiting his deceased wife's grave, Hercules faces Ares who uses hind's blood on him. How will this affect him, Xena, Gabrielle and Eve? And who's the ghost showing up at the gates of Althanor? Finally, how will Hope react when she actually has to do something good?

Inevitable Destiny 16 - Nightmares by Ken Rogers [alt/über]
Phyllis and Tanya reluctantly decide they have to do something to stop Samantha and Angela.

April 17th, 2004

Added part 4 of Back Door to Summer by Medora MacD

April 16th, 2004

The First Candlemark by Sage Amante [screenplay/X&G]
Sub-title: Partners in Time. Gabrielle starts a business guaranteed to drag Xena out of the dark ages and into the light..

April 15th, 2004

Updated the Ultimate Über List by Eileen Marks


-by Cavalier Press
We are pleased to announce a new author, Alex Mykals, to the Cavalier Press fold. Adeptus Major will be released Fall 2004/Winter 2005.

The Academy is proud of Alex too! You can read the webversion of the story on our site

April 14th, 2004

Misplaced People by Deviz [über/alt/unfinished]
What's the connection between drug dealers, a missing woman, council business, Welsh architecture and Sleeping Beauty?

Striker might have made a connection between two of them... But she came to London to forget and to hide... and to seek. She had other riddles to solve. But an encounter at a hospital's Accident & Emergency department turns her priorities, her life and her heart upside down.

Material Gift for a Material Girl by Sage Amante [über/alt/complete]
PWP. What do you give the girl who has everything? Lor's best friend is about to find out.

Gloria's Inn by Robin Alexander [alt/über/complete]
Hayden Tate thought it was a dream come true when she inherited her aunt Gloria's half of an Inn located on Cat Island in the Bahama's. Upon her arrival atthe island she found things not as she had expected. The one bright spot aside from the beauty of the island was her aunt's former partner. Lurking behind the natural beauty of the island was a dark secret that would change Hayden's life forever.

Added part 4 of Intuition by KM

April 13th, 2004


from Cavalier Press

Cavalier Press is taking a poll - - on preferred book size. Please vote!

Authors T. Novan and Taylor Rickard will join KG, Blayne, and Verda at Orlando BardCon to meet with fans and autograph books.

We continue to take pre-orders for Orlando BardCon. Place your order using this form - - and you can pay for the order with check or credit card when you pick up the books at BardCon. This is only for people attending the convention!

from Mavis Applewater
Hey All,

My Sisters Keeper is now available from Dare2Dream or can be purchased from your local Barnes & Noble. Coming this spring PWP, Plot, What Plot Volume Two and coming in August PWP, Plot,What, Plot Volume Three. I am also very happy to finally announce that my very first Uber and personal favorite, Finding My Way will be one of the future titles being released from Dare2Dream. The release date hasn't been set as of yet for more information visit the Dare2Dream website or email me. I want to thank each of you for your support.

Thank you once again,

Mavis Applewater


Interruptions by Trigar [X&G/alt/complete]
Pure and simple….it's nothing but a short bit of fluff that hit me one day a little while back

Through Kevin's Eyes by Patricia Winterburn [alt/complete/über]
Amanda and Mitchell are sent undercover to a spa in Tucson Arizona. Feeling like the police department's whores, both women have some choices to make in their lives. (Part 10 of the 'Detective Amanda Ellis' series)

To Serve a Friend by Irish [original/alt/complete]
Devlyn's former boss asks for a favor which puts her in a serious situation and all Kelly can do is stand by and watch. (Third in a series which follows Come On Home and Promises To Keep.)

Added part 4 and part 5 of Where Eagles Fly by Saggio Amante

Added part 7 and part 8 of The Holy War by Proud Warrioress

April 12th, 2004


-from Sue Hickerson

A new Meetup group, Lesbian Literature, is starting for lesbian book lovers. <> Meetup is a gathering of local groups which meet at the same time in cities all over the world. The purposes of each local group are to simply enjoy discussing our favorite books and authors with other wonderful women, to learn about other writers, and to support the authors and small publishing houses, which live so close to the edge financially and which so crucially embody our lesbian culture.
A companion Yahoo egroup, Lesbian Lit, <> will unite our world wide discussion groups into a single mega-community, letting us meet each other online and learn about each other and each other's literature, and providing us with the information that will enable us to use our power as book buyers to assure the vigorous well-being of our authors and publishers alike. Please join in, enjoy, and make a difference!

April 11th, 2004

Happy Easter for all those celebrating it!

Added part 10 of Phair's The Retreat

April 10th, 2004

Welcome to a new bard at the Academy, Ann Dancer!

Past Perfect/Future Perfect
Now in her old age, Gabrielle sits by her fire and reflects on her life: the years with Xena, the years rebuilding her life after FIN. As the night progress, she experiences glimpses of reunions in lives to come, and regains hope in the promise that she and Xena would always be together.

Here are four more from Mavis Applewater's Wednesday Afternoon Series

Lessons Learned
A working girl takes a younger woman under her wing only to lose her heart.

The Party
Lee throws a party and shares an interesting encounter with a stranger.

By Request
An older woman falls for a young college student.

True Hearts (Happy Birthday to Me Part 2)
Gena and Liora are together for Valentine's Day their plans for a romantic weekend change when Gena's parents arrive.

April 9th, 2004

New eBooks
Phone Call (The) - Patricia Winterburn (under Amanda Ellis series)
Kendal - Claudette Dillard
Hate Storm - BluDreamscape
Hippie and The Punk (The) - An über Story - Monkey
Passion's Fool - Kim Pritekel
Way Things Should Be (The) - Carrie Carr
Hidden Desires - Vertigo
Whitewater Rendevouz - Kim Baldwin

April 8th, 2004

My Immortal by Paully Adams [X&G/alt/complete]
A grief-stricken Gabrielle ponders her life since Xena's death. Inspired by the song "My Immortal."

Added part 3 of Back Door to Summer by Medora MacD

Added part 38 [conclusion] of Vertigo's Hidden Desires

April 7th, 2004

Whitewater Rendevous by Kim Baldwin [alt/über/complete]
Forced together during a wilderness adventure on a remote Canadian river, a shy and solitary kayak guide does everything she can to fight her inexplicable attraction to one of her clients-a workaholic redhead who seems to invite disaster wherever she goes.

Added part 11 of Wild by Kim Pritekel and Alexa Hoffman

April 6th, 2004

Where Eagles Fly by Saggio Amante [unfinished]
Hanging Hattie Lonigan is a judge in danger. Lark Mingye is a federal agent on a mission. When these two collide, fireworks happen in more ways than one. Love, sex, adventure, and intrigue are the order of the day.

April 5th,2004


Added part 37 of Vertigo's Hidden Desires

Added part 4, part 5 and part 6 of The Holy War by Proud Warrioress

Added part 7 of Dreamweaver's 1001 Armageddon Nights


-from Lynn Ames

My most humble and gracious thanks to those of you whohelped make the published version ofThe Price of Fame one of StarCrossed Productions top three bestsellers in its first month in print! Sequel to follow soon!


Added a new review on Judith's Just like Buttah page
Something I Said by Denic
Absopositootly, undeniably, by Gab's abs, star spangled good reading!
What a delightful story.
Connor, a young women afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome has a very difficult time in life. Often picked on by those who don't understand her situation. On one such occasion she is rescued by a lovely women we later learn is named Ellison.
The road to friendship for these two loveably imperfect, insecure individuals is perilous and very rocky, and filled with very colorful language, thanks to Connor's Tourette's and Ellison's flair for cursing.
I loved every foul-mouthed, tears falling, mushy moment.
Refreshing and original.
Denic gives us a real relationship, with real getting to know you, getting to know all about you, growing pains.We also get to know an older character, Elmer is a sweetie. I really appreciated the older friend character. A nicely unique supporting character. Connor and Elmer's friendship is heartwarming and beautiful.
The travails these three oh so likable characters go through in "Something I Said" by Denic are comical, yes, but with a side of real humanity that makes us care. Very well done on Denic's part to make that work.
"Something I Said" is a well rounded story. Good beginning, the middle never sags and the ending is satisfying.
A big thank you from this reader, for no long drawn out, over done sex scenes. So painfully repetitious in Xenaverse fan-fic.
This story is a bright, particular gem. I was simply swept up and carried away.
One of the best stories I have ever read in the Xenaverse.
And that's no shit!!!!
There are some typos in the last chapters that need to be cleaned up, but other than that, precious, yes, simply precious!
Feed the Bard...don't make me cuss you<G> I learned some doozies recently.

April 4th, 2004

Added part 8 of the incredible story, The Irresistible Flame by DJWP

The Hippie and The Punk- An Über Story by Monkey [complete]
summary pending

April 3rd, 2004

The Phone Call by Patricia Winterburn [alt/complete/über]
Part 9 in the Detective Amanda Ellis series. Amanda's home sick with a cold. After falling asleep, she starts to dream about a certain phone call.

Added part 4 of Red Hope's To Find What Was Mine

Added part 36 of Vertigo's Hidden Desires

April 2nd, 2004

Immortality by Paully Adams
After Xena's death, Gabrielle muses about their relationship.

Three new stories by David J. Duncan

Primal Rage (R--Violence)
(xover: Xena, Forever Knight, Smallville and Mutant X) (gen-uber)
Chloe's investigating of Dave's past forces the Faerie Empress to reveal long hidden events including the Child's true origins and another confrontation with Anne Lichtenfeld's ghost. Advisory: Do not miss the fight scene at the story's end! Trust me.

Prodigals (PG-13--language)
(xover: Xena, Forever Knight, Smallville, Mutant X) (uber) As Dave, Angie and Francesca welcome some new students at the university, a new professor presents problems for them all.

Beware the Overmind (R-Violence and Language) (xover: Xena, Forever Knight, Smallville, Mutant X, Andromeda and Spider-Man) (gen-uber)
An ancient enemy of Krypton lands on Earth and disrupts Christmas preparations for everyone. How will Xena, Dave and the others handle this threat? What will the implications be?

Added part 5 of Denic's The River's Edge

April 1st, 2004

You can't really think we'd do that to you would we?! April Fools Day is one of our favorite holidays. Please don't send us any Joxer slash! And now for your reading enjoyment we have two very special handpicked stories written for y'all today.

Passion's Fool by Kim Pritekel [complete/alt/über]
SWP - sex with a plot! Do not read at work

The Back Door to Summer by Medora MacD with Teresa L. Crittenden[unfinished/alt/original]
College writing instructor Kearney Cooper knows more than any human should have to about dangling modifiers and comma splices, but she discovers that she's got a lot to learn about herself and about love, lessons that are long overdue. Is she smart enough to make the effort?
Parts 1-2, posted as a unit, get this 12 to 15-part tale started; look for weekly postings hereafter.

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