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Tag: Ace

Asexual Identity and the Power of Fiction

Growing up, after I learned to read (I’m dyslexic, in a time when it wasn’t recognized or treated) I was always the kid with their nose stuck in a book. Books were a way for me to live lives that weren’t as abused as mine was. They were places I could escape to when life,… Read More ›

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Lace it up and wear it.

Gather round my friends. I have something I need to say about performative activism. Stop. There aren’t any ally cookies, you know? Can we just… please, pretty please, with sugar on top STOP boosting angry, hurtful, confrontational voices? I’m tired y’all. VERY tired of it. No, it’s not cause I’m old. I am not in… Read More ›

Aro/Ace

Narrated version here I’m an Ace/Aro writer, so I should write words about this, yeah? I want to. The emotions are there. Yet it’s an incredibly un-fucking-comfy thing to talk about. Some threads. Mine I'm going to do a small thread on this, but just so you know what is making me think of everything…… Read More ›

Chickens with Pitchforks

So many thinky thoughts, so many emotions and me, a writer, not being able to come up with a coherent way of saying them all. Some of this emotion is likely from how shitty my day to day life is right now. I have untreated fibromyalgia (long story, not getting into it) and I’m moving… Read More ›

Sexuality and me

There were a few great threads on twitter tonight about representation of asexuality in fiction. (I retweeted, so they should be relatively easy to find.) Since it struck a chord and I kinda almost write sexy smexy books, I figured since I’m in a wordy mood, I’d attempt to express this part of me. I… Read More ›

On Diversity

So, here’s the thing. I write romance, of a particular stripe, and though I’ve always been a writer, it’s pretty much always been the same type of work from me. Diverse, Kinky, Polyamorous. Diversity isn’t just about one topic. There’re a lot of words being bandied about these days, in publishing, people saying they want… Read More ›