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August 13, 2020

In literature, a theme can refer to an issue being explored (homelessness, coming out, racism, post-imperialism) but it can also be a metaphor or series of connected metaphors, this is normally known as a leitmotif.

What’s the point? Well, themes will show up in all sto...

July 30, 2020

So I'm absolutely in love with the cover of my next book. It's called A Bond Unbroken and it came about when a fan asked me to write a version of Omega for the Pack where Ray & Josh were girls. It is probably my favourite lesbian romance of mine to date and I even mana...

July 26, 2020

So the question of whether you should include foreign languages in your fiction comes down to whether you have a reason to do it at all. And no, ambience is not a reason.

As a rule of thumb, the answer is just don’t.

First of all, every word you write in a foreign langua...

July 8, 2020

Today's gonna be tough. It's my dad's birthday and in 9 days it will be the four month anniversary of his passing from Covid-19. In his case, the situation was already dire enough and I can find some solace in the fact that he is no longer in pain from the various cond...

June 12, 2019

Gay and queer kinky fiction by professionals and fans...

January 6, 2019

Time for big goals… In 2019 I would like to write everyone a little birthday present!

Please tell me when it’s your birthday and give me 2 writing prompts for a scene/s. I’m thinking porny but if you want angst, you know I can always make them suffer! :p 


I make no...

October 20, 2018

XXY (ARGENTINA): Named after the intersex syndrome and more accurate in its representation of ambiguity than concerned with medical precision, it follows Alex, an intersex teenager presenting as a girl whose parents decided to refuse surgery for their baby. Alex is 15...

August 16, 2018

First, I have a confession to make. I have never played ice-hockey. I love figure skating and as a kid field hockey was my favourite sport at school. Much later, I fell in love with Hockey RPS. I didn't know the real people because I only care about characters and I kn...

July 20, 2018

Do you know that the LESS someone knows the MORE they THINK they know? It's science!

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