Partners of Prism Fiction ~ Julia Talbot partner to BA Tortuga

Prism would like offer a warm welcome to Julia Talbot


What is your partner’s name?

BA Tortuga

What is your partner’s role in the genre?


What did you first think of their involvement in the genre?

Ba says she is the Thatcher Brothers fan club president. They were in my first book.

What do you think of their involvement now?

Love that we can both be full time writers at home with the bassets.

Do the people in your life know about your partner’s involvement in the genre? If so, what do they think of it?

we have no secrets and I don[t give a good goddamn, BA says

What advice do you have for partners new to the genre/new to the authordom?

Go with it.

Brag about your partner, what are you most proud of them accomplishing in this difficult industry?

Being able to quit the day job and write full time

What is your favorite part of their involvement in the LGBT genre?

BA says “I love how meta she is and gets involved in genre support”

What has their involvement in the genre brought to your life?

Lots of friends.

Has their involvement inspired your actions and/or changed your views?

Not really. I am who I am

Have you attended any genre-oriented events (Pride, GRL, book signings, etc) with your partner? If so, what did you think of them as an “outsider”?


What’s one thing you do to help support them when they’re in a rut or feeling down about their work?

She says Goddamn it, Julia, write.

Rapid Fire Time:
Fire or Ice?: Ice
Tea, hot or iced?: Iced
Beach or Mountains? .: mountains
Vodka or Tequila?: tequila
Country or City?: country
Medium rare or well done?: medium well
Beatles or Stones?: Beatles
Dragon or Unicorn?: unicorn
Tardis or DeLorean?: DeLorean
Boxers or Briefs: Boxers
Freddie Mercury or Adam Lambert?: Freddie
Lucky Charms or Trix?: ew
Porsche or Prius?: Pickup

Thank you so much, Julia Talbot, for taking the time to talk with us today!

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