Jodi Payne writes gay and lesbian fiction, erotic fiction and romance. Whether reading or writing, Jodi prefers characters to be real people, with real issues, living real lives. An activist and a proud lesbian herself, Jodi enjoys writing about both men and women's relationships, in an attempt to represent the diverse and wonderful GLBT community she loves. It won't be long before she explores Trans and Bi characters as well. Jodi lives near New York City with her partner of eight years in their little seventy-five year old Dutch Colonial. You can find Jodi's work at www.jodipayne.net.