Tag Archives: queer characters

A fairy tale starring a bisexual prince!

Climbing the Date Palm is a fairy-tale novel due out from Prizm Books on July 2 (eBook) and in print late July. If you like labor rights, same-sex romance, dragons, shapeshifters, and a celebration of food and family, stay tuned! Queen … Continue reading

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Goofy webcomic with a lot of queer characters

Becca Schauer is one of my favorite artists to commission. And tonight, I ate too much and feel like a python slowly digesting a grand piano. So I decided to lie on the floor on my stomach, snakelike, and read her … Continue reading

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My guest post on Brandon Shire’s blog discusses the trope of the cisgender heterosexual woman in fiction crossdressing for reasons independent of gender expression, gender identity, or sexual orientation. In plots like this, the creator constantly gets to evoke same-sex … Continue reading

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My experiences with bi erasure, and some fun stuff about the sensual parts of The Second Mango

I spent nearly a decade in fandom hearing the anti-slash crowd try to point out, “But how can those two men be a couple? Look how much [one of them] liked women!” And they said it again and again, because … Continue reading

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The plea for diversity in fiction in the meta-narrative of “The Second Mango” There’s a big contrast between the main setting of my novel and the four-chapter flashback into the secondary protagonist’s backstory. In some ways, it’s the difference between … Continue reading

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