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Goodbye Kickstarter: I Don’t Support Orgs That Support Rapists

Posted on Jun 20, 2013 in Blog, Feminism, Gender | 0 comments

As you may have heard today, Kickstarter has decided to honor the funding of a “How to Sexually Assault Women” book, despite the fact that the project is a clear violation of Kickstarter’s own Terms of Service, which prohibits the submission of content that is: “unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libelous, deceptive, fraudulent, tortious, obscene, offensive, profane, or invasive of another’s privacy” It’s disappointing for many reasons, not least of which is...

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Don’t Take Me Seriously

Posted on Aug 15, 2012 in Blog, Feminism, Gender, Publishing, Writing | 0 comments

(Disclaimer: I’m wearing my angry writer pants. I employ many italics. You’ve been warned.) No one can take me seriously.  Or rather, no one will take me seriously. This lovely invective has been slung at me a handful times since Lunatic Fringe debuted last September, and it’s gotten to the point where I need to sling back. No one will take me seriously. . . It is, of course, always attached to a clause. No one will take me seriously if. . . I self-publish. No one will take me seriously...

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WisCon 2012 – My Experience

Posted on Jun 2, 2012 in Blog, Feminism, Gender, LGBTQ, Literature, Publishing, Writing | 2 comments

Phew. I’m back! Despite averaging 4 hours/night of sleep and gaining 4 pounds (damn you Wisconsin and your tasty beers and cheese curds!), my experience of WisCon this year was fabulous. Unlike last year, this year I had a real, live book that real, live people have read.  I had my first fan interaction during the Gathering, from a man who just wanted to say he loved my book. I actually squeed (not peed, though I may have wanted to) from excitement.  Here in the Bay Area, if people...

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Portland, Vancouver & Victoria Tour Dates!

Posted on Apr 9, 2012 in Blog, Events, Feminism, Gender, LGBTQ, Literature, News, Publishing, Sexuality, Writing | 0 comments

Lunatic Fringe is 6 months old! In the traditional world of publishing, I'd be done touring by now. But, as a spitfire entrepreneur, I'm never done! I hit the road this month to visit colleges, conferences, and teach my favorite classes! If you're in Portland, Seattle, Victoria B.C., or Vancouver, read on for details for all my upcoming appearances!

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Creativity for Radicals [VIDEO] – Live at BIL 2012

Posted on Mar 13, 2012 in Blog, Events, Gender, LGBTQ, Literature, Race | 0 comments

I'm thrilled to have presented at the BIL Conference, where I spoke on Creativity for Radicals. View the video now.

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Queer Love Poetry Day #8: two little ghosts by Indigo

Posted on Feb 14, 2012 in Blog, Feminism, Gender, LGBTQ, Literature, Writing | 0 comments

two little ghosts you say you’ll love me until they throw dirt on my face that after you’re gone your ghost will go on loving me sneak up behind me in the kitchen spook the cats yell “boo” at my mis-matched outfits I laugh but I can’t see myself without you I only see us at 90 with bags on both shoulders tugging on the collars of our elderly cats cackling like school girls I only see us two little ghosts thumb wrestling in the dark “ghost fucking” on our second honeymoon scaring...

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