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Book: Tyson - a sister's love be limitless by B.L. Wilson

Book: Tyson - a sister's love be limitless by B.L. Wilson

categories: Book, Historical Murder Mystery, Lesbian Mystery, Lesbian Rom-Mystery, Black Rom-Mystery, Black Murder Mystery, Black Lez-Rom, African American Lez-Rom, African-American Murder Mystery, African-American Rom-Mystery, African-American Lez-Mystery, African-American-Historical-Rom, Lesbian Murder Mystery




B.L. Wilson

Author B.L. Wilsonabout this book: I've always wondered what Black lesbian life was like in the Harlem of the 20s and 30s. I decided to do some research before I started writing TYSON a bittersweet tale of loyalty, murder and romance during Harlem's Renaissance. My purpose was to write a fictional murder mystery that takes place during that time. What I discovered was nothing. There were volumes written about white gays and lesbians living in New York during that time but very little, usually one or two paragraphs sometimes an entire page or two about Black gay life in Harlem. I found even less information, mainly antidotal information about Black lesbians living during the time period I was interested in.

I enjoyed the research I've done on the subject of Black lesbians of Harlem in the 20s and 30s. Back in 2003, when I began researching this novel, I worked full time for the city so I did research at local libraries, cultural organizations like Herstory (lesbian archives) in Brooklyn, the LGBT Community Center's historical collections at 13th Street in lower Manhattan, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture on 135th Street and Malcolm X Blvd after work and on weekends. I should also mention that I spent many a Friday night and Saturday morning in the HUEMAN bookstore next door to Magic Johnson Movie Theater on Fredrick Douglass Blvd between 125th and 124th Street in Harlem.

Writing this novel has taken a great deal of my time and my spirit. There were days when I was so ready to give up on writing this novel. I could literally hear my characters speaking to me in their semi-literate English with Southern and Northern twangs. I had headaches as I tried to capture their stories on my laptop. At first, I couldn't record their stories as fast as they spoke. Then I couldn't figure out how to end my novel because I didn't feel I was capable of telling the ending. I had to take a breather from TYSON that lasted for two years.

In between exhaling, I wrote another mystery novel and several romance novels to help me figure out how to write a proper ending for TYSON. I admit writing TYSON has been a bittersweet experience but I wouldn't trade it for anything in the world.

The result is a novel called, TYSON, a sister's love be limitless.


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