As co-editor of the Nothing Without Us anthology, this last few weeks felt as if I were handed the baton in the second-to-final lap of a relay race while I cried, “Oh crap, I need to deliver this to the last runner!” The “last runner” being the final production team at Presses Renaissance Press. However, … More Holy stars, I did a thing!
Hey! So, after working on a few chapters, I realize I’m in. Yet another accidental book writing project. Life in the ’Cosm was an accident and so was The Stealth Lovers! And this past month, I dug up a 25-year-old manuscript that was pretty horrid—but also, not really. I’ve decided to upcycle it! I’ve swapped … More New Book WIP Title Reveal
Steps One foot in front of the other hurts. My gait is off. The people on the street see me stagger. I know they think I’m drunk. My two legs have to become three. One is a stick. It propels me forward but there’s still pain. If I stand still, I fall. I’m now propped … More Steps (A Poem)
This year as been a real page-turner in my wee life. Going from an invisible to a blatantly visible disability has forced me to wake up to even more realities of what it’s like to live as a spoonie. On my Books/Writing menu, you’ll find Tales from the Crip. That’s going to be the home … More New web-exclusive content!
Yeah. So. Here’s the thing. People without disabilities, many, many of you need sensitivity training when it comes to disabled folks like myself. Like, big time. Because you don’t even know what you don’t know. And you’re hurting us with your ignorance. Last weekend at a conference, I was scheduled to be a panelist to … More Um, peeps without disabilities, we need to talk.