So like any good gay/queer I am late to whatever queer function is happening. Yesterday was Lesbian Visibility Day. I recently finished writing a short play about two lesbians. They meet after a terrifying pandemic has wiped out most of the human race. It’s been two years since either of them have seen another person.Continue reading “Lesbian Visibility Day”
Rex is a play about an English inkeeper who tries to deceive tourists concerning the site of King Arthur’s grave, with humorous results. It was written for the Young Playwright’s Workshop at Denver Center for the Performing Arts in 2000. It was also performed there.
Nothing Beyond This is a flash fiction story about love at the edge of the world. It was originally published in U. S. Represented in 2013.
Like Dying is a flash fiction piece about a man grappling with child abuse. It was originally published in U. S. Represented in 2015.
The Greek Boy was published in Bosie Magazine in 2018. It chronicles the last years of Lord Byron’s life, and his love for his pageboy. While many find Byron repellant, I find him fascinating. To say he was a complex man would be an understatement. He is so much more than just a misogynist, philanderer,Continue reading “Publication: The Greek Boy”
I was going through my old journals and I found this. It was written in June of 2001, by a then seventeen year old me. I took the liberty of editing some of it simply because it was a bit bloated. A Recipe for a Work of Art Ingredients: First and last parts inspiration EnumerableContinue reading “Recipe for a Work of Art”
Four years ago, I started and then shelved a manuscript about a folk hero. The primary action of the story was set during the Regency, an era I adore. At the time it was too daunting for me to take on, which is why I put it away. But now I am a stronger, betterContinue reading “Ssssh (Very Top Secret)”
Recently my friend A. K. Lee, who is a wonderful fantasy novelist, interviewed me. It was quite a thoughtful interview, and you can read it here: Write as You Are.
I recently rediscovered a short story I had written a few years ago, featuring an absolutely wicked queer couple. It is the antithesis of what I usually write, which is quaint domestic character studies. And I thought the story was fantastic. A fun, murderous romp. I remember writing it and believing “no-one will ever publishContinue reading “A Slice of the Murdering Pie”
I previously wrote about censors and censorship, and the essential characteristics of the people who try to censor writers, be it the self proclaimed “social justice warriors” to the Evangelical parents who squawk loudly at the school board to have a book banned because it’s “inappropriate”. Today, I want to turn to the moral responsibilitiesContinue reading “The Moral Responsibilities of the Reader”