Tag Archives: writing

Character flaws

I’m planning to see Doctor Strange tomorrow, and am looking forward to it, as I do for all of the MCU stuff. There are, however, some problematic aspects of it (as there are with pretty much anything that gets mainstream … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Diversity, Entertainment, Ethics, Movies, Publishing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Sick, Sad World

It’s been a month since the Pulse massacre. I haven’t been right since. Well, to be honest, I haven’t been right all year. Or even since last summer. If I’m going to be technical about it, it goes back well … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Oh, hey, I have a blog!

This summer has been a whirlwind of meatspace-life chaos, and I’ve barely had time to keep up with Twitter, much less any media that takes a longer time to consume/create. I haven’t been completely idle, however! In July, I released … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Fiction, Publishing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Tesserae

Realized I forgot to post about my new book here! Tesserae is my third novel, and the first of a two-part story (the sequel will be released later this year.) Basic gist, if you don’t want to read the back-cover … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Fiction, Geekery, LGBTQ, Publishing, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Diversity and the perception of “normal”

Diversity in YA creator Malinda Lo is currently doing a great blog series on how reviewers often betray underlying biases when reviewing books about characters from marginalized groups. Highly recommended read. The topic is also a big jumping-off point for … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Entertainment, Feminism, Fiction, LGBTQ, Movies, Politics, Publishing, Writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Hard copies look great!

Much as I love my Kindle, and being able to carry several pounds worth of books around with me, I must admit, seeing my own stuff in dead-tree versions does kinda tickle me.┬áMy inner library-haunting kid is squirming with glee. … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Fiction, Publishing, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Indie author, whatever that means

Contrary to something I posted just last summer, I decided to skip the sturm und drang of finding an agent and/or traditional publisher and go indie for my first two books. Now that it’s done? I couldn’t be happier. I … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Entertainment, Ethics, Politics, Publishing, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment