Category Archives: Personal

Alien Beer Podcast – Ep. 6 – Moonlight Blossom

A rather personal bit of flash fiction. Looking back, it was foreshadowing about my own imminent transition that would blossom later that year. Written for the Iron Writer Challenge in January 2015, I took on the following elements: Botticelli, a … Continue reading

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Animal Crossing RPG

Last night, my friends and I played the Animal Crossing RPG, a one-page Lasers & Feelings hack. Since I love one page TTRPGs, awhile ago, I wrote my own hack of the L&F system, a monster hunting game called Saving … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman Whiteboard Wednesday

My friend, Linda Sullivan, is fighting cancer, and to honor her and give her support, I drew her Wonder Woman. Linda has been my hero by making my Trans-Continental and Tipsy Fairy Tales books better with her sharp editor’s eye. … Continue reading

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Whiteboard Wednesday: Don’t Go!

It’s been a long while, but I’ve been told that my whiteboard drawings are missed, so I’m going to try to revive Whiteboard Wednesday! I’m a huge Steven Universe fan, so you’ll probably see characters from that show appear here … Continue reading

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The Man at the Top of the Stair (flash story)

I wrote this story for The Iron Writer Challenge #190 (Spring Equinox Challenge #11) using the elements below. I didn’t really know what to do with them at first, then it came to me all at once. This is a … Continue reading

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Do You Stand for Transgender Rights? Step Up.

It hasn’t even been a whole year, but back in May, I cried happy tears. Not today. In May of 2016, the Attorney General of the United States, Loretta Lynch, told the transgender community, “But no matter how isolated or … Continue reading

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Imaginarium and my Deadname

So that’s me, second from the left, bottom row. I’m going to be a guest at the third annual Imaginarium Convention tomorrow through Sunday (Oct 7-9, 2016). Imaginarium has been an important part of my journey, not only as an … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Heather!

Heather is like family to me, and was one of the people who first believed in me as a novelist. A fan of my Road Ghosts Trilogy, she may have been written into the story. She’s the Queen of the … Continue reading

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Giving Blood While Trans

EDIT: The experience I describe below was at an Indiana Blood Center blood mobile. See my update at the end of this article on the Red Cross rules for blood donation, which are MUCH more favorable for trans people. Of … Continue reading

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June 2016: Being the T in the LGBT Family Comes With A Price

A lot has happened in the past week. I’ve had incredible highs; I’ve felt like a part of something much bigger than myself. And with that feeling of belonging comes a terrible price. Last Wednesday, I had the great honor … Continue reading

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