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Let the author chat begin!

Welcome to the Like a Treasure Found author chat! Today (Friday) through Sunday, many of the authors featured in the anthology will be stopping by to chat, answer questions, and share excerpts—and who knows what else?

I’ll be giving away a copy of the anthology to one lucky, randomly chosen commenter. The winner will be announced on Monday morning, so don’t forget to check back!

Paul Batteiger (sargon999), author of "The Ancient Shrine of the Double Cross" 

Paul D. Batteiger lives in Oklahoma with his wife, four cats, and more snakes than most people.  He is a writer of fantasy, sci-fi, and adventure fiction who especially loves classic pulp genre fiction like Lovecraft, Howard, Burroughs, and (Clark Ashton) Smith.  He and his wife Amanda Gannon are currently making a go of living off their writing at, where their serialized adventure stories steam up the web three times a week.  He is an amateur metalsmith, historian, and lover of bad monster movies, as well as an infamous gamemaster.

Sacchi Green (sacchig), author of "The Pirate from the Sky" 

Sacchi Green is a Lambda award-winning writer and editor of erotica and other stimulating genres. Her stories have appeared in scores of publications, including seven volumes of Best Lesbian Erotica, four of Best Women’s Erotica, and three of Best Lesbian Romance. In recent years she’s taken to wielding the editorial whip, editing or co-editing seven lesbian erotica anthologies, most recently Lesbian CowboysGirl CrazyLesbian Lust, and Lesbian Cops, all from Cleis Press. Lesbian Cowboys, co-edited with Rakelle Valencia, won the Lambda Literary Award in 2010.

Sacchi’s work has appeared in the Circlet Press anthologies Best Transgender Erotica and Dyke the Halls, while her alter-ego Connie Wilkins has contributed to Circlet’s Best Fantastic Erotica and Best Erotic Fantasy and Science Fiction, as well as editing the anthology Time Well Bent: Queer Alternate Pasts for Lethe Press. A collection of her own writing, A Ride to Remember, recently came out from Lethe Press. She can be found online at, FaceBook (as Sacchi Green,) and Live Journal (as sacchig.)

Diane Kepler (diane_kepler), author of "Of Great Renown" 

Diane Kepler has been a Circlet fan since her skinny, geeky youth. A bi lady who is happy with writing many flavors of porn, Diane enjoys gay dance clubs, flogging people at her local play space, and mocking LA culture and mores. Other publications, including several tales for Circlet, may be found at

Bernie Mojzes (brni), author of "On Arid Seas" 

It all started with a throwaway comment on the idea of Alice in Wonderland themed erotica - "You know, caterpillars could be the new cephalopods." That story, Bernie's first published erotic work, appears in Circlet Press' Like a Vorpal Blade. It was a quick ride to Depravity from there; Circlet is also publishing his stories in Like a Treasure Found and Whispers in Darkness. It's not all naughty bits, of course. Bernie's also got a short, illustrated book entitled The Evil Gazebo, and short stories out or forthcoming in a variety of magazines and anthologies, including Daily Science FictionCrossed GenresIn an Iron Cage, Dead Souls, and Spells & Swashbucklers. In his copious free time, he co-edits The Journal of Unlikely Entomology. For more sordid details, please feel free to visit

Emily Moreton (emoreton), author of "Daniel" 

Emily Moreton has been writing since childhood, and now writes mostly contemporary gay and lesbian erotic short stories, which have appeared in anthologies with a variety of publishers, including several for charities. She lives in Bristol, UK, where she works in the violence against women and girls field.

Kaysee Renee Robichaud (kayseerenee), author of "A Shelter From All Storms" 

Kaysee Renee Robichaud lives and writes in southern Texas, where the daytime heat keeps her indoors and the night time heat keeps her inspired. Catch up with her fiction in Cougars on the Prowl (Xcite books),Women on the Edge of Space, and Only in the City. Her stories will also appear in the upcoming anthologiesLike a Cunning Plan, and Sense and Sensuality.

And I'm Joy Crelin, editor of this fine anthology. 

Joy Crelin is a big old nerd who interned for Circlet Press in the fall of 2009 and then refused to leave. When not editing Circlet publications such as Like a Treasure Found and Like Tooth and Claw, among others, she edits proprietary content for EBSCO Publishing. Joy lives in northeastern Massachusetts with her boyfriend, cats, and robot.

Please join me in welcoming the Like a Treasure Found authors  to the circletpress community!
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