Cover by the brilliant Inkspiral Design. Given "Village Fool" released on the Bold Strokes Books website yesterday it occurred to me it might be a good time to revisit the entirety of the Village series of shorts and novellas in one place, in chronological order. Now, I worked hard to make sure you can read … Continue reading The Ever-Growing Village
It's time toot the noisemaker! Today, on the Bold Strokes Books Webstore, my newest Village Novella, "Village Fool," is available! You can get it in whatever e-format you need for your e-reading device (it's a novella, so there's no physical book), and you can do so two weeks earlier than it'll be available everywhere else … Continue reading Today’s the Day! “Village Fool” Now Available at @BoldStrokeBooks Webstore!
A couple of days ago, there was a discussion that sort of flashed past my timeline. An author of gay romance who is also a gay man was expressing the frustration over a sentiment in an m/m group that was posted—“women write the best m/m”—and how unwelcoming it can feel to gay men writing gay … Continue reading The Shoulder Check Problem
At nineteen, Nick is alone for the holidays and facing reality: this is how it will be from now on. Refusing to give up completely, Nick buys a Christmas tree, and then realizes he has no ornaments. A bare tree and an empty apartment aren’t a great start, but a visit from his friend Haruto … Continue reading “Handmade Holidays” — Available (Again!) for Pre-Order
Yesterday, the world lost Corey Alexander/Xan West, and I'm reeling from it. Sometimes, I catch myself forgetting that friendships that are "just" online are often much more than that among marginalized communities, and this was a very painful reminder. I try to be someone who uses my words for a living, but I'm at a … Continue reading Corey Alexander Interview
So, funny thing. Well, not funny ha-ha so much as perhaps-I-shall-laugh-instead-of-cry, but it turns out I have an announcement today that I was hoping would be one thing and is instead another. First—I swear this isn't a joke. April Fools Day is kind of a terrible day to make any sort of serious statement, but … Continue reading Village Fool (or, The Joke Is On Me)