Mischief Corner Books on The MCB Quarterly, Volume 1 ~ Blog Tour, Excerpt, Rafflecopter Giveaway

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Title: The MCB Quarterly, Volume 1

Author: Mischief Corner Books

Publisher: Mischief Corner Books

Cover Artist: Freddy Mackay

Genre: Contemporary, Fantasy, Gay Fiction, Horror, Lesbian Romance, M/M Romance, Trans*


The Quarterly is an eMagazine of LGBTQ fiction – of all kinds. This volume features four short stories: Facsimile by Mina MacLeod, Leash on Love by Beany Sparks, Man of the House by Brigid Collins, and Avalon by J. Scott Coatsworth. It also includes an Author Interview with Lexi Ander, talking about writing gay science fiction, and a Featured Artist section about the multitalented Catherine Dair. And our very own Angel Martinez offers an Op-Ed on “When is an Author not an Author?”

What would be two dishes could you eat for the rest of your life and why? What one dessert would you have?

Silvia: Spaghetti and meatballs because it’s a nostalgic favorite and eggplant parmigiana because I love eggplant and that’s my favorite way to make it.
Toni: Beef lasagna and chicken parmigiana. I get a good balance of red and white meats, pasta and vegetables. I’m set. My one dessert would be pavlova. Because it’s eggs and therefore healthy for you. ;). And pie. Pie must be on the dessert list. If I have to pick it would be cherry pie.
Angel: Vegetable korma and panang. Because both flavor and texture are important to me – a good korma has both with the sweet and the savory, the crunch of veggies and cashew. And the panang? My gods. It’s panang. *dies in puddle of drool* My one dessert would be chocolate cake with buttercream icing, ’cause chocolate cake.
Freddy: Channa Masala with naan or saffron rice and Vegetable Curry with rice. I get both my craving for protein and for veggies, plus they both have flavor! Lots of different flavors too. 😀 For my one dessert I’d have to pick raspberries and honey on top of whole greek yogurt, ’cause that stuff is good for and hits all the right spots.


Avalon by J. Scott Coatsworth

Tony wheeled the chair down the long ramp to the beach, hoping it wasn’t too hot or too cold for Jake’s skin.

The day itself was wonderful, the clearest in weeks, and the Pacific Ocean waves pounded the beach in a steady, soothing rhythm that he hoped even Jake could hear.

Soon they were on level ground, negotiating the boardwalk that ran up and down this part of the beach. Jake had a sloppy smile on his face.

Tony smiled to himself. There were so few pleasures he could give Jake anymore. The man deserved so much more than this.

He reached forward to wipe the drool from the side of Jake’s cheek. “It’s a lovely day out, isn’t it, Jake?”

His lover didn’t respond, but only stared ahead, smiling.

There were still periods of lucidity, to be sure, but they were farther and farther apart. Sometimes Tony wished that Jake would finally succumb to the growth in his head and be at peace. But only sometimes.

More often, he treasured the time they still had together and remembered the strong, vital man Jake had been when they’d first met.

For just a moment, the rest of the world faded away, and they were alone together on a quiet, windswept beach. Tony breathed in deeply, savoring the pure sweetness of the salty ocean air, the wash of clean colors that assaulted his vision.

He glanced up at the road above, only to find it was gone. There were no other people on the bluff, no buildings, nothing. They were alone, really alone, in this little corner of the world.

Tony shook his head to dispel the vision. It was the late nights, he thought, the lack of sleep that led to these strange imaginations.

A hand came down on his shoulder. Hard. And suddenly they were back among the bustle of a thousand other people.

About the Author

RC-2Mischief Corner Books is an organization of superheroes… no, it’s a platinum-album techno-fusion group…no, hold on a sec here…

Ah, yes. Mischief Corner is a diverse group of authors who met on a mountain in Tennessee and decided since we probably were too easily distracted to rule the world that we’d settle for causing a bit of mayhem instead.

In addition to making mayhem, we publish books with a diverse range of genres and topics… we live to break molds.

MCB. Giving voice to LGBTQ fiction.

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Farewell Giveaway
I have a number of paperbacks, most of which are signed, to giveaway. Over the between now (11 Mar 2017) and 31 Mar 2017, every comment on the blog (this post and all other new posts), will be entered to win 1 of these paperbacks. There are also some misc swag items, so there will be a few packs of these to give away as well.

Thank you so much for your support over the last 4 years. Prism will be closing its doors on 1 April 2017. All content will remain available, but no new content will appear after 31 Mar 2017. As such all request forms have been turned off. Again Thank you,

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2 thoughts on “Mischief Corner Books on The MCB Quarterly, Volume 1 ~ Blog Tour, Excerpt, Rafflecopter Giveaway

  1. OK – now I am hungry after reading about all those yummy favorite foods. And it is a long time until lunch!

    Thanks for the post and contest.

  2. I wish I could have some of the yummies. Unfortunately, being gluten intolerant I have to be content with the cardboard flavors of the snacks I’m allowed to have. 🙁 The magazine sounds quite good, giving different authors the opportunity to spread their wings. Thanks for sharing!
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