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December 7, 2018

Most people see life and death as separate entities—opposing forces—one a gift and the other a curse. I’ve given birth, seen the beginning of life, and I have walked down the path toward death with people I have loved. Both are messy, uncomfortable, and come with their...

May 6, 2018

SUNDAY, MAY 6th 

IT BEGINS HERE

Today is the day. Oh, you’ve heard that before? I’m not surprised; I’ve said it before! I’ll bet most of you have said the same thing a time or two. THIS is THE day it all begins. I’m going to lose weight. I’m going to change my career. I’...

September 26, 2017

I have one project that commands more than my heart. Within it resides the deepest part of my soul. Over the next few months, it will also command most of my attention. It’s a play called SPIN. If you don’t know how Spin came to be, let me give you a short history less...

May 20, 2017

Want to read some FANTASTIC stories? I am thrilled to be a part of a wonderful book sale to kick off summer! This sale is the brain child of author T.B. Markinson. Check out the terrific authors and their stories! The sale runs from May 20th to May 26th! 

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September 30, 2016

A few years ago when Alex and Cassidy’s Intersection was first released in paperback, I found myself in a conversation with a television writer and producer. The topic at hand was implicit models of lesbians versus explicit models in mainstream media. I vividly recall...

May 5, 2016

For several years, some of the people closest to me have encouraged me to write and share the journey I have taken the last few years. More accurately, the catalyst to the changes in my life. Recently, my wife suggested perhaps I should fictionalize it in some way. My...

April 12, 2016

Recently, I have been spending a great deal of time hiking. It occurred to me that life is a great deal like hiking up a mountain. Trails wind and bend. Rocks, branches, and puddles often slow our ascent. Rivers and streams cut through our clear path from to time, chan...

February 21, 2016

There is a reason that I write lesbian characters. There is a reason that most of the stories and books I write contain a strong family element. It’s simple. For years, I looked for models of the life I aspired to have and could not find them. It’s a lonely place to li...