Friday Chatter: Stories That SootheThis week I wrote about how pretending to be a fictional character helped me get through something emotionally difficult. Tell me about a work o…
How a fictional mindset helped me cope with a difficult moment.
I've been trying for a while to write a follow-up to my post on animism. I want to talk about my house. I want to talk about the feelings I sense my ho…
I'm not bad at boundaries - but I sense them differently.
Friday Chatter: Finding The Sweet SpotOn Tuesday I talked about how it’s hard for disabled people to know exactly how hard we can push ourselves, especially in times like these. What…
I often find myself thinking about this essay by Emily Morson in the Disability Studies Review. You should read the whole thing if you haven't before, …
Friday Chatter: Seeing In The DarkIt seems like “Dark Art as an Access Need” struck a chord with a few people. So now I’m curious. What kinds of things do you need in the art you…
Or: why being able to find dark, challenging topics in queer art is as important as being able to avoid them.
Friday Chatter: Looking AheadThis week I’ve been spending a lot of time taking a hard look at my work schedule for the rest of the year and getting clear about what I’m goin…
This week I want to share with you - just you, my subscribers! - a tiny little excerpt from the draft of Book 3 in the Outside series. Book 3 has a lot…
Friday Chatter: Minor CharactersThis week we talked about how I wrangled a group of minor characters when writing THE FALLEN. What do you feel makes a minor character successfu…
Or: how I learned to stop worrying and love ensemble casts