Meet Cutes: Chapter 1

I’ve been working on a lighthearted butch F/femme F/genderqueer butch polyamorous kinky romance novella, tentatively titled Meet Cutes. It centers disabled fat Jewish queers in NYC. I am sharing the first chapter with you. In this chapter, you get to meet two of the three main characters: Naomi, a chubby stone butch queer autistic Jewish […]

Favorite Romances I Read in 2016

Hard Earned Happy Endings Heartbeat Braves by Pamela Sanderson, because I don’t think I’ve ever read a more satisfying hard-earned happy ending, ever. Nothing Like Paris by Amy Jo Cousins, because I wasn’t sure they could figure out how to be together, pretty much til the end, and wasn’t sure how one of the main characters was […]

Links of the Week 5/11/16

Here are some of the brilliant things I have read this past week, my recommendations to you. First I need to start with the amazing online poetry anthology Hard Femme Poetics: A Poetic Anthology of Femme Literary Brilliance, ed. by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha. I am taking this in slowly, a few poems at a time. […]

Links of the Week 4/20/16

I’m going to try sharing a short list of links to things I’ve found on the internet that I think are particularly worth reading. Stories and blog posts about the things I often write about here: kink, trauma, writing, polyamory, representation of marginalized folks, oppression, disability, queerness, fat activism, trans and non-binary daily life. I […]

Another Taste of Shocking Violet: First Kiss

I’ve been writing up a storm for #NaNoWriMo this weekend, in huge bursts. One of the things I got to write was Jax and Violet’s first kiss. I love the way Violet continually throws Jax for a loop, and needed that to be a thread in this simple walk to the subway and kiss goodnight. […]

A Second Taste of Shocking Violet

I’m working on a novel for #NaNoWriMo, a queer polyamorous kinky erotic romance titled Shocking Violet. It is a deeply polyamorous love story set in NYC, amid the intensity of trans inclusion activism, and centers five disabled queers and their constellations of relationships. In this novel, Jax, a tg stone butch, and Violet, a cis high […]

On Compersion

This is my stop on the blog tour for Alison Tyler’s new book, Never Say Never: Tips, Tricks, and Erotic Inspiration for Lovers. I have snippets from three stories included as “erotic inspiration”. I’ve already written about the backstory for “Strong”, and for “Nervous Boy”, so this post will be about the origins of my […]