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
Kezia’s been harbouring feelings for Magdalena for what feels like an eternity. She’s made peace with that. But when her happily committed best friend is suddenly single, that peace is disturbed. Especially when Magdalena comes to Kezia asking for a huge, unreasonable favour. Kezia doesn’t know how to say no, even though she knows she … Continue reading Sunday Shorts – “A Holiday Ruse,” by Stephanie Hoyt
If you've read Handmade Holidays, my wee holiday chosen-family romance novella from NineStar Press, you probably noticed there's a theme around the ornaments Nick decorates his tree with. Not in the sense of an actual matching theme, but in how they're added to each year, one or two at a time, building up his story … Continue reading Ornamental
If you picked up my wee Christmas Novella, "Handmade Holidays," you may have noticed that over the course of the book, a few years get skipped. The third year—where the most famous of all the ornaments was up for grabs—is one of those skipped years. If you'd like to revisit the Misfit Toys, here's "Third … Continue reading Handmade Holidays: Third Christmas
It's November 20th, and that means I get to wish a happy birthday to my queer-chosen-family-holiday novella romance, Handmade Holidays! 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 … Continue reading Handmade Holidays is Officially Released!
It's Sunday, and I'm about to head out to the gallery for the afternoon, but before I go, I wanted to mention some happy news: I got an acceptance for the holiday "chosen family" novella I've been working on for ages. It's current title is "Homemade Holidays" (though if the publisher wants a different title, … Continue reading An Acceptance, and the last day for Triad Blood at 40% off