I never used to be the sort who waved goodbye to Hallowe'en and immediately turned to thoughts of the winter holidays. I put that down to being in Retail where I had no choice in the matter, and had already been forced to schedule, hire, plan, train and prepare for Christmas Retail (a.k.a. the most … Continue reading Winter (Re)Reading
Hey all! I realize it's been very quiet around here of late—most recently that's been because of a string of migraines, worse luck—but I wanted to pop in with a few updates. The first update would be the absolute joy it was to go chat with O'Dell Hutchison on the 'Be Gay With Me' Podcast … Continue reading Be Gay With Me, Felix Navidad, and more!
Before anything else, a moment please to admire this amazing piece of artwork from Micah Draws! Fielding, Joshua, and Logan. You can find Micah, the fabulous artist, at Twitter, Patreon, Instagram, and his Sparrow Comic. The little details kill me in this. Fielding's Catadora T-shirt. Joshua's Softshoe Diner shirt (and a wee Bi-Pride pin). Logan's … Continue reading Fielding, Josh, and Logan—Choosing to Centre Friendship, not Romance, in “Hope Echoes”
Brilliant artwork via Inkspiral Design. When I started writing "Hope Echoes," my novella in the upcoming Three Left Turns to Nowhere, I knew right away I wanted to include something I'd not touched on before but is intrinsically locked in my head with queerness: codes. I don't mean code-switching (though, also that) but rather actual … Continue reading Queer, Coded
Cover by the Amazing Inkspiral Design. "Hope Echoes" is the novella that rounds out the trio of novellas in Three Left Turns to Nowhere (coming out next month from Bold Strokes Books!) after Jeffrey Ricker's opening "Roadside Assistance" and J. Marshall Freeman's "Scavenger Hunt." The three novellas all take place in Hopewell, Ontario, our fictionalized … Continue reading Living a Life on Hold
I don't think the world needs another blog entry bemoaning 2020 and 2021, so I'm going to skip right past to the part where I try to make some sort of writing plan for 2022. Throughout 2021, I had three things in my head—one of which solidified because it's already underway—and the other two still … Continue reading Re: Solutions