At the end of June 2018, I paid two consecutive visits to Sheffield, both triggerd by invitations to events at my old school. Now I’m living not too far away, I tend to visit around twice a year, especially when art or outdoor events are promised. My first visit, on Friday the 29th, however, took… Read More The Inspiring Women of Sheffield
A reader’s perspective on getting started. I read all the time. I mean I always have a book on me. At work, at home, in the car, everywhere is a good place to have a book. So it’s been a weird experience that it has been over two weeks since I actually read one. I’ve… Read More Reader’s Block
Hi, everybody! So today I just wanted to talk a bit more about fanfic. I’ve been writing and posting fanfic for about two years now (a NEWBIE! WHAAAAT), and thus far have ended up with two rather large works. Both are Clexa-related — meaning they deal with the iconic ship Clexa, made up of the… Read More MOAR THINGS I’ve learned writing fanfic
After buying my latest Pride T-shirt from Primark in Madrid’s Gran Via location, my friend and I sat down at a “fast sushi” place and talked about the meaning of Pride worldwide. Over California rolls and tempura everything else, we chatted about the commercialism of Pride, the “watering down” of what it means to be… Read More Viva Pride! Viva Madrid!
What does it mean to be queer? There are many interpretations, applications, and definitions for the word. Google’s first one is “strange; odd”, the second “spoil or ruin”. Urban Dictionary has “something that is odd, different, strange or non-mainstream” as its first one. Merriam-Webster defines it as “worthless, counterfeit”. The gay definition comes a bit… Read More Undefinable
Not To Be Missed Every now and then, I run across something spectacular. Something that takes my breath away. Experiences that make me feel alive. It could be meeting a remarkable person, or participating in a meaningful event, or getting a thrill from a new adventure or encountering nature’s magnificence at sunrise over a Great… Read More Ask the Pros by Angela Grace
So another Golden Crown Literary Society Conference has come and gone. Hard to believe this is the Con’s 14th year. As always, it was a great fest of hugs and a million hellos to friends new and old. But it wasn’t all fun and games! Thursday morning bright and early found me on the Accidental… Read More GCLS 2018, Goldie Awards, Dorothy Allison and me!