Some of my favourite holiday stories are merely set during the holidays. They're not vast tales of how the holiday spirit changes a person, nor are they all about the spirit of giving or the like. They just happen to occur as a side-effect of the holidays, while someone is shopping or the like. Such … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—The Seventh Floor of Barbara Ireson by Nick Campbell
Every year for the past few years, I’ve re-written a holiday story through a queer lens, retelling it as a way to retroactively tell stories to my younger self that include people like me. The first year, I wrote “Dolph,” (a retelling of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer). Then I wrote “Frost,” (a retelling of Frosty the Snow-Man), “Reflection,” … Continue reading The Doors of Penlyon
Today is the day! Silas and Dino hit the (digital) shelves of all the various e-tailers out there, and Faux Ho Ho is officially out in the wild! The Blurb: Silas Waite doesn’t want his big-C Conservative Alberta family to know he’s barely making rent. They’d see it as yet another sign that he’s not … Continue reading Faux Ho Ho — Now Available!
I listened to this holiday novella a while back, and honestly, it was mostly a feel-good from step one. The performer did a fairly solid job—I will admit initially the Xeno voice did make me think he was sort of snide, but it was the accent, not the dialog, so it passed quickly—and I didn't … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—Summerfield’s Angel by Kim Fielding
Since Faux Ho Ho released on the Bold Strokes Books website yesterday, and last month a fellow author and wonderful friend Marie Bilodeau asked me "are there more Village stories?" when I tweeted about it, it occurred to me I should really try and put all the Village stuff in one place, in case someone … Continue reading Returning to the Village
It turns out the elves at Bold Strokes Books worked some magic. If you pre-ordered Faux Ho Ho from the Bold Strokes Books webstore, you'll find your copy ready to go today, rather than the original December 10th release date. (If you're waiting for another store, like Kobo or Smashwords or the big-A, don't worry, … Continue reading Faux Ho Ho available now from Bold Strokes Books!