Hey all! Despite a week of migraines here—seriously, Mother Nature has every right to be angry and this is humanity's fault, but I am so done with having a barometer for a brain—I've got something awesome today. I and my fellow contributors to Three Left Turns to Nowhere got to chat with the lovely folk … Continue reading WROTE Podcast — Ooh, Nerd hot!
Before anything else, a moment please to admire this amazing piece of artwork from Micah Draws! Fielding, Joshua, and Logan. You can find Micah, the fabulous artist, at Twitter, Patreon, Instagram, and his Sparrow Comic. The little details kill me in this. Fielding's Catadora T-shirt. Joshua's Softshoe Diner shirt (and a wee Bi-Pride pin). Logan's … Continue reading Fielding, Josh, and Logan—Choosing to Centre Friendship, not Romance, in “Hope Echoes”
Every time Pride Month rolls around, I find myself thinking about—long-time readers, prepare to be unsurprised—the whole non-inheritability of queer culture thing all over again. The sheer volume of "I don't even know what I don't know" that comes to most queerlings when they realize they're different, but by virtue of the people around them, … Continue reading Where the Hope Comes From
I recently joined the RWA despite knowing full well it wouldn’t necessarily be a place I’d be welcome. I’m a queer writer of queer stories—including romance—and seeing some forward motion in the organization made me think perhaps it was time. Or at the very least, it was time enough to try and get involved, rather … Continue reading Historical Romance and Queerness as Up For Debate
Hello, happy Friday, and oh my God it's almost December. That last part is the total shakedown of nerves over the launch, tomorrow, of Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks. I'm fine. It's fine. (I'm not fine. I'm a mess.) But! I got to go spend time with the brilliant Vance Bastian over at Writers on the … Continue reading WROTE Podcast — The Queerlings
I live in a bubble. More specifically, I live in a queer, lower-case-L liberal bubble. I often hear people refer to living in a bubble as a bad thing, and I do understand why. The bubble gives you a skewed view of what you think most people think. Talking about queer rights in my bubble doesn't … Continue reading #PrideMonth — Family Values