What matters to me on Valentine’s Day, what’s worth saying in a national storm of pink and red mylar balloons and overpriced greeting cards, is thank you. It has been a big year for love. So, thank you for wearing a rainbow, even if you’re straight. Thank you for painting Facebook red with HRC’s logo … Read More »
Since I worked with an early draft of Patricia Vanasse’s paranormal YA manuscript in January of 2012, a lot has happened. Resilient was accepted and recently released by Pants on Fire Press, a boutique press. It also received some interest from Hollywood, and placed in the 2012 Golden Acorn Excellence in Writing Award. Any author would count these … Read More »
My essay about my experiences as a same-sex military spouse appeared today as an editor’s pick on Salon.com. Check it out!
Yesterday was International Women’s Day. I told my mentee, a 14-year-old girl at Twain Middle School, that it celebrates women’s equality in work, education, and healthcare–but I don’t really believe that. Honestly, I’m not sure how many people read this blog often or at all. But amid the flurry of reporting on sexual violence in the … Read More »