It's that day of the year again: I made it all the way around the sun without being eaten by a faster predator. I shall celebrate with cake later (my husband made me a cake!) and intend to be pretty much a sloth, but since I'm forty-mumble, I don't really need any more things. So, … Continue reading Birthday Presence
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!
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
I Have No Words Before anything else, I'd like to start this post with a declaration: I've barely written anything aimed for publication in months, and that's okay. Before COVID, and before the dog blew the tendons in my arm and elbow (still not great, but getting better, and I've gotten to the point where … Continue reading Squeezing the Tennis Ball
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)