Category Archives: Writing about Writing

Roundup of February Blog Tour Interviews and Reviews for The Devils That Have Come to Stay

It’s been such an exciting month! I released my first novel into the world on February 2nd, I launched it at The Bureau of General Services — Queer Division on February 13th (pictures to come!), and I’ve been all over … Continue reading

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Music Project

It’s kind of awesome being in a relationship with another artist most days — we “get” each other in ways that non-artist partners haven’t in the past, we are both more about pursuing careers that are more callings and passions … Continue reading

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The Fluidity of Gender Roles in the California Gold Rush

As many of you know, I wrote an acid western, and anti-western a few years ago which will be published in February. And not a small part of that acid western conveys queer themes — which may seem antithetical to … Continue reading

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Final Drafts, and Proofs, and PR Agents, Oh My!

For years, I thought publication would be the ultimate goal. That once that happened, things would line up perfectly for me as a writer–literary agents and PR agents and interviews and book signings would fall out the sky, waiting for … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo and Me

I’ve decided to try NaNoWriMo this year, so, nerd that I am, I scoured multiple sources for advice on how to defeat the month-long novel writing challenge. One of the websites I came across offered the advice, “Write a what-if … Continue reading

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Writing Your Strengths -or- I’ll Write a Farce! Oh, Wait, I’m not Funny

I’ve been struggling lately with what my next book will be. One day, I came up with a brilliant idea. I was reading Beckett’s Murphy–a book about a man who likes nothing better than the states of non-existence he arrives … Continue reading

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Native American Stereotypes in Film and Literature

So I want to start this blog post off with a disclaimer. I am not Native American, I am not among the people most affected by this topic, and I’m definitely not an expert on the topic. However, while I … Continue reading

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