Cw: discussion of transphobia. I'm non-binary. Hello! Here's my non-binary face! For me that feels like stating the obvious and it's something that I've written about on this blog a few times now. Sometimes, though, you need to state the obvious. Sometimes you need to repeat yourself again and again. So, again: I'm non-binary. Here … Continue reading Stating the Obvious
CW: discussion about stories involving abusive relationships, rape, incest, violence, & underage sex. Zillah is an exceptionally cool person and one of my very best friends. We've spent a number of years bonding over good books, terrible films, and being kind of bad at being vegan (we try, but sometimes it's hard). One of their … Continue reading Three Books a Harry Potter Fanfic Writer Says You Should Read
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Back in November I reviewed a quick and cosy novella called A Hidden Hope. It was a delightful afternoon's read, so I was very pleased when I managed to get my greedy gay hands on book number two in the Romancing the Page series. In the first story in the series, Natalie and El are … Continue reading Review – A Perfect Balance: A Romancing the Page Novella, by Laura Ambrose
A Hidden Hope is the first of a series of adult novellas that promises unignorable attraction, writing panels at SFF conventions, and girl-on-girl action. This is a short, spicy, sweet novella about two authors who meet at a convention three years post-breakup. The story opens with a contrast - an alien darkness in England versus … Continue reading Review – A Hidden Hope: A Romancing the Page Novella, by Laura Ambrose
I am never sure how my girlfriend doesn't pass. She's curvy with long pink hair and a dimpled smile that lights up a room. Her skin is soft and her lips are plump. She listens, loudly, to music that I consider embarrassingly girly (I have some unsorted toxic masculinity to work out - it's a … Continue reading On Passing
Adapted from Dirge Magazine, August 2017 cw: discussion of transphobia and horror tropes The central struggle of most horror films is in strong but vulnerable people fighting for their lives and facing off against malevolent forces that want to kill them. This is also basically the transgender manifesto – so why aren’t there more trans … Continue reading Haunted but not Alone: A Trans Take on the Horror Industry