This is Offbeat Bride's archive of Offbeat Bride the book posts.
It's been a while since we've seen an Offbeat Bride the Book shot! And these two are awesomely retro, which doubles the fun. I would like to snag both of those pairs of sunglasses. But this week is going to take a slightly different turn. The Flickr Pool, Pinterest, and the Offbeat Bride Tribe was full of romance shots and K-I-S-S-I-N-G.
"I am very very very happy that I am not getting married pre-Offbeat Bride. I looked at a bridal magazine today and, instead of it intimidating me or making me feel bad about my wedding choices, it looked boring and dated. Where are the coloured dress options? Where are the rocking grooms? Where are the excellent budget options for the recession bride? Where are the wicked cool flower alternatives? They aren't there."
"My partner of six years officially proposed last weekend! Hooray! And the very first thing I did was BUY THE BOOK! I just got it yesterday and have been burning through it and already there is advice in there about engagement and rings that I have found SO helpful and reassuring."
I did a reading in April at San Francisco's Booksmith, and it was recorded and posted for posterity! Watch and pretend you were there.
I just wanted to say THANK YOU to everyone who made it to Booksmith to catch my reading in San Francisco! The reading was a major success … who wants to see pictures?
I recently did a Q&A about my book with Lavender Magazine, Minnesota's gay and lesbian glossy. I rambled about transgender weddings, lesbian weddings, and het weddings alike … you can read the full interview here, but here's a little quote: What would you tell a couple who want to be nontraditional, but is kind of…
The Seattle Times ran a story about Offbeat Bride yesterday, featuring a quick interview with Ariel and some great stories from local brides.
A reader asks: "What was the hardest thing about writing Offbeat Bride the book and how long did it take to complete?" Well, I really struggled with two things…