Fielding, Josh, and Logan—Choosing to Centre Friendship, not Romance, in “Hope Echoes”

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”

Queer, Coded

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

The Future in Flame

Every December 14th for the past six (six!) 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,” (a … Continue reading The Future in Flame