Character Building

Today I want to talk about character building. Like most good authors, I read a lot. One of the things I have noticed recently in new material is characters not constrained by rules with one dimensional personalities capped with a thousand dollar hairdo. I don’t know about you, but I quickly stop reading those books. … More Character Building

Prudish Nonsense

I am sometimes very confused by changes in this country, changes I was somehow oblivious to, or maybe they just happened so far from my reality I didn’t care. When did being a prudish ass come back into vogue? When did it become cool again to criticize a girl for looking like a girl and … More Prudish Nonsense

Dear Straight Authors…

My straight author friends, screenwriters, producers… Please stop writing gay characters for whom “being gay” is the single driving force in their lives. Characters who revolve their life around that central facet and mention it all the time? Yeah… please stop. Its annoying and unrealistic. The handful of LGBT people for whom “being gay” is … More Dear Straight Authors…

Upcoming Anthology

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