Twelve years ago, I moved from Montreal to Ottawa. I left a lot behind when I did, but I’d never realized until now how much that was. One of the things I hadn’t really thought of is my LGBT community. When I came to Ottawa, I thought, surely in a city that’s almost a third… Read More Coming home
This week, I wrote a guest post for Spoonie Authors Network. I was asked to talk about how I write despite my mental illness, and how I manage the days when I simply don’t have the “spoons”, or the energy reserves, to even function. My answer is called “I give myself permission”, and is about… Read More Guest post – I give myself permission
As a lot of you now know from my last post regarding gender, Vicariously Male, I am genderfluid, which means my gender oscillates from one end to the other of the gender spectrum. Today, I one of my dear friends published a comic on mine as a guest post on their blog. I had originally… Read More Guest post – Fluid mom!
Just before 2016 is over, I wanted to pick a top ten books I have read this year to present. It was a pretty hard feat, trimming it down to only 10, and I had to cheat a little… I made two lists! You’ll find below my choices for both novels and graphic novels! I… Read More Favourite reads of 2016
Hey all! I’m writing today because I’ve been put on sick leave for a week (and yet here I am, writing blog posts… oh well) and it reminds me that I have something to say, as much to myself as to others. I am very feverish and on a lot of medication, so this is… Read More Holidays are for you, too
Hello all! It’s been a while since I’ve been able to write here, but I figured, as most of you are running around to get holiday presents for everyone, that I would throw a few recommendations your way. Now, if you take away anything from this post, it’s that if you’re going to be buying… Read More Indie love – holiday gift guide!
Table-top RPGs are important to me in a way that I’ve seldom had the courage to describe. Sure, they helped a lot make me into the writer I am, and taught me a ton about storytelling and collaborative fiction; but much more than this, it helped me deal with a lot of the difficult things… Read More Vicariously male