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)
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!
Since Faux Ho Ho released on the Bold Strokes Books website yesterday, and last month a fellow author and wonderful friend Marie Bilodeau asked me "are there more Village stories?" when I tweeted about it, it occurred to me I should really try and put all the Village stuff in one place, in case someone … Continue reading Returning to the Village
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
Failing I haven't done a proper writing update much at all this year, as I'm sure both my loyal readers have noticed. To put a fine point on it, the reason is this: 2019 fucking sucked as a writing year for me. And early, that started to feel like failure. Probably back in, say, February, … Continue reading Failing, Losing, Faking It, Self-Rejection, Earning Out, and other “Fun” Things About 2019