Category Archives: Writing

“admit it for eternity”

I’ve been browsing my old writing folders to get some inspiration and have found a few things that feel like they’re worth posting. The following is a poem(?) I wrote a few years ago as a result of listening to Say … Continue reading

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Podcast Recommendations

This past summer I have been working a temp job in a Colorado suburb, working outside for 10 hours a day, 4 days a week, doing the nitty-gritty horticulture work that the year-round horticulture employees need not have overwhelm their … Continue reading

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Block and delete: Navigating safe spaces on social media

I’ve been tinkering around with a view on social media. It is this: You are under no obligation to engage with anyone you don’t want to. If you post an observation, an opinion, a confession, an emotional outpouring, even a … Continue reading

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On Writing Different Characters

Most of my fiction is deficient in diverse voices. To be fair, most fiction by white males is equally deficient. But there is no excuse for me not to, knowing how important diversity is to readers, knowing how important it … Continue reading

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The “Bury Your Gays” Trope and Me

Lately I’ve been wondering about my novella It Helps with the Blues, whether or not it might bear significance to anyone aside from me and a few people close to me. It is young adult literature geared toward a queer audience, … Continue reading

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On Not Being Gay

From about the time I was fourteen till just a couple years ago, my sexual identity was strictly delineated as “gay”. I now say that term can go fuck itself and the whole concept of binaries along with it. I … Continue reading

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Sumiko Saulson’s Black Women in Horror Writing #5: Pearl Cleage

    Just Wanna Testify by Pearl Cleage Review by Bryan Cebulski (@BryanOnion) Can an author write fanfiction of her own characters and setting? Now, Just Wanna Testify is my first foray into Pearl Cleage’s work. It is the fifth … Continue reading

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