Fun and arbitrary answers to fun and arbitrary questions that are often asked, plus some of my favorite self-made memes about writing and being a writer.
You know The Gay Agenda, right? Where our lives are nothing but glitter unicorns and cupcake sprinkles?
Saying Inclusion is political but exclusion isn’t leads to story worlds where most of us don’t exist. And if we don’t exist in fiction, our existence in the real world remains precarious.
Fearless Girl is awesome staring down Charging Bull. Fearless Girl is completely awesome on her own. Our feelings about art evolve; that is what art is.
When another group comes along and says, “your way of being should be eradicated” everyone’s alarm bells should go off. Isn’t that what conversation therapy is all about?
A profound and lyric essay by Lise MacTague that resonated with me and I think will with many of you.
We know we’re the lucky ones because we’ve survived. It could be worse. But many of the things we feel “lucky” for are things no one should have to endure.
Calling out politicians and businesses who champion discrimination and spew their fancy hate is easy and necessary. But let’s have the harder conversations too.
After an encounter with a box of cereal, I am trying to be blind to all those ribbons and banners on ordinary things I buy.