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!
When Matthew Bright asked if I'd contribute another of my queer re-tellings to another holiday anthology, I was stoked. When I saw the company I was keeping in A Few More Winter Tales: Twelve More Christmas Tales, I was truly chuffed. Case in point? Sacchi Green's "A Little Bird Tells All." The story has such … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—A Little Bird Tells All, by Sacchi Green
The other night, Dan came into the living room and said, "Can we put up the Christmas Tree this weekend?" I was more than happy to agree, and while we didn't sit down and think about it, I think our urge to put the tree up so much earlier than usual came from three places. … Continue reading Ornamental
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 … Continue reading The Five Crowns and Colonel’s Sabre
Before I forget, a gentle reminder that my interview on WROTE Podcast is still up, so if you're wondering about what it was like to write Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks, a queer YA, given I'm mumble-mumble years old, or how I tried to tackle the "But I don't like short stories!" crowd with my … Continue reading Holiday Reading (and Re-Reading), Part Three