True story: the hero of my next series started out as a Weasley.
Happy new year? I guess? If you know me or my work at all, you probably know how I'm feeling as an American right about now. For those of you who don't: it's not good. But in the face of so much that's not good, I'm more determined than ever to try and create things … Continue reading Coming Soon, because screw you, 2017.
Yesterday, there was a bit of a shakeup on kid lit Twitter over Ramona Blue, a forthcoming YA by Julie Murphy (Dumplin'). Its Goodreads blurb seemed to indicate a lesbian main character falling in love with a boy, which sparked some outrage. People close to the book said that the blurb neglected to mention that … Continue reading Evolutions and Identity: the Fourth Coming Out
Welcome to The Untold Tale read-along! The Untold Tale by J.M. Frey is the first book in the Accidental Turn series, the second book of which, The Forgotten Tale, will be released on December 6th. To prep for book two, we’re sharing a ten-part series that will be part recap, part review, and part discussion … Continue reading “Information, at last!”: The Untold Read-Along Part Two
Hello lovely people! This has been quite a year so far for me. From Under the Mountain was published, I went to three cons (with two more still to come), I took over as Marketing Director at REUTS, and came out as agender. I've been writing pretty steadily through the year, but it's occurred to … Continue reading Overly Ambitious, or Just Ambitious Enough?: October Updates
For the past year or so, I've made a dedicated effort to train for the zombie apocalypse get fit. I'm usually doing running, yoga, strength training, or some combination thereof. Since my husband and I can't afford gym memberships or personal trainers, we make do with Daily Burn, an exercise video subscription service. My fitness … Continue reading Exercise is a Privilege
Hello lovely people! This has been quite a year so far for me. From Under the Mountain was published, I went to three cons (with two more still to come), I took over as interim Marketing Director at REUTS, and came out as agender. And it's only just now September! I've been writing pretty steadily … Continue reading Project Updates and OH HEY, I have a newsletter!
It's been almost three weeks since I came out as agender, and it's been overall very awesome. My initial post got a lot of support, expected and unexpected, and I couldn't be more grateful to those friends and family for being so open. I don't know how often I'll do this kind of blog post, so … Continue reading Agender Update and FEELINGS
I came out as bisexual in...college, I think? It's murky, because I kissed girls in high school and I'm pretty sure I tried to come out to my parents, only to be told it was a phase; so in college, I snuck it into other conversations with some of my friends, often while we swooned … Continue reading The Third Coming [Out]
Hello friends! Next Wednesday, I'll be reading with several other queer Portland-local authors at a Pride Foundation salon/fundraiser hosted by Another Read Through. It's going to be a wonderful event celebrating queer stories of all kinds, and I hope you can make it. Several weeks ago, I painted a piece for the event with the … Continue reading Art Auction for the Pride Foundation!