Tag Archive | lgbtq+ writing

OMFG YOU GUYS!!!!!!!!! They’re heeeeeeere!

So this happened!

I’d like to talk about the press releases for Cinderella Boy

Because apparently some people took issue with how the book was described – by people who aren’t me – let me go over that with you. The book was described in press releases as a “gender-bending” love story of fairytale retell. I did not choose that terminology. It was chosen by a team of people, […]

I’m really tired of the pronoun question

I get it a lot about Declan’s character. “Why would you give Dex male pronouns if he’s trans?” So allow me to go through the very conscious decisions I made as a storyteller. He isn’t trans. Or at least not that said in the strict definition. When the book begins, Declan is confused and believes […]

Can you talk about how your gender/sexuality was accepted by your parents?

LOL Wow. Okay. Short breakdown of my family history. My mom and dad met in gradeschool. My mom was accelerated by two years and so she met my dad at 12 when he was 14. They got married. Not the best idea. My dad was a catholic raised atheist who became a cop. My mom […]

simonalkenmayer: youcantseebutimmakingaface: simonalkenmayer: kristinalmeister: Like…I get you not liking sex in a book but dude…people have sex. And also, that was in like chapter eight or something. Which means you stayed up reading it past the lock point because you thought it was worth reading. But all of a sudden, with a “gay sex act” […]

simonalkenmayer: youcantseebutimmakingaface: simonalkenmayer: kristinalmeister: Like…I get you not liking sex in a book but dude…people have sex. And also, that was in like chapter eight or something. Which means you stayed up reading it past the lock point because you thought it was worth reading. But all of a sudden, with a “gay sex act” […]