I'm not sure there's an author out there who actually enjoys the self-promo part of writing. I always feel guilty, I wince, and it's out of reach of my confidence comfort zone. End result being awkwardness for everyone, which is so my zone, comfort or nay. So, while this is a promotion post, I'm going … Continue reading If You Liked…
Okay, this rocks. So, to celebrate the release of my queer YA novel Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks (isn't it pretty?), Bold Strokes Books is having a Flash Sale! This weekend, you get 30% off Young Adult ebook backlist titles at their webstore. Which titles? Click here. Now, I've read quite a few of … Continue reading YA Catch-up Sale at @BoldStrokeBooks
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
Today is the day. I'm just going to count to five or something. Maybe ten. Okay, probably fifteen at the very least. Today is the official release day for the queer YA novel I wrote over the last mumble-mumble years. As of today? You should see it available everywhere. As always, if you can, I'd … Continue reading Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks — Now Available Everywhere!
And here we are! At the end of a year-long experiment in flash fiction writing, stretching writerly brain muscles and trying new genres completely at random. On the off chance this is the first month you’ve been visiting here, and if you’ve not read a roundup post before, the Flash Fiction Draw is a randomized card-draw I've been … Continue reading December Flash Fiction Draw Roundup
Here’s my entry for the final Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (the post for the original December draw is here). In case you didn’t know about this challenge, there’s a video here explaining (and showing the monthly draw), but the quick version is this: I use three suits from a deck of cards to randomly put together a genre … Continue reading The Pevensie Academy Boys — A Flash Fiction Draw Challenge