On Cis Het Assumptions

In the M/M romance genre as elsewhere in life, it’s presumed that the majority (both readers and writers) are cisgender heterosexual individuals. However, my personal experience suggests otherwise: Beyond gay cis men, a host of queer (largely bisexual, pansexual, or demisexual) individuals populate this space, many of them non-binary or …

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I love myself (& I never thought I’d say that)

It’s been a little over a year since a Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis scared the hell out of me. Immediately my mind filled with worst case scenarios: blindness, nerve damage, amputations… Today, it’s official that I’ve lost 106lbs (down from 356 to 250). My A1C (blood sugar) is in the …

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A Tamed Tiger Is Still a Tiger

tiger in shadow

  Maybe I should start at the very beginning. (Reliable sources–musicals, natch–suggest it’s a very good place to start.) From the word “go,” I have been obviously queer and trans, a strident tomboy who stared too long at beautiful women and played too rough with cute boys. Constant insistence that I …

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Wyatt’s Recipes for Wooing Rock Stars available for pre-order NOW!

Available April 20! Wyatt’s Recipes for Wooing Rock Stars By Clancy Nacht & Thursday Euclid From Dreamspinner Press Wyatt Parker has a good life—he owns his own construction company, his own house, and he eats home-cooked meals every day. But cooking for one while watching the foodie network is more …

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The Relationship Between Political Correctness, Censorship, and Inhibition

It comes up time and again these days… Has political correctness gone too far? Is censorship running rampant? Are we inhibiting meaningful contributions to society with PC run amok? We live in a consumerist culture. Each of us acts as citizen and consumer on a daily basis. What we consume …

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