General update re: moving, stress, and snot

Greetings, crickets and tumbleweeds.

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Many long ages have passed since the last time I updated, and since I’ve just had some tea and thus find myself in an unprecedented state of lucidity, I thought I’d  mosey on over here and make a post. Fans of pointless and uninteresting rambles, rejoice! Rambles shall now commence. Continue reading “General update re: moving, stress, and snot”

The Author vs. Clothing

Just in case you missed it, you are now, for the first time ever, able to read the first few chapters of my upcoming LGBT fantasy book, Chosen, a novel Jon Stewart will someday hail as, “The best book I ever would’ve discussed in front of a live studio audience if I were still doing book-related interviews on The Daily Show, but as I’m leaving the show in August, I guess I’ll never get the chance to shower T.J. Baer with well-deserved kudos and flaily fanboying. Sigh.”

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Sorry, Jon. You had your chance.

Read the first three chapters here.

In other news, my struggles against technology, entropy, and gravity continue, but today I’d like to talk about a different sort of struggle:

Fricking clothing.

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Chapter 3: Which is somehow worse than the previous chapters combined

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Welcome back, eager readers, to the third installment of the thrilling, high-quality, not-at-all-silly science fiction masterpiece of my 13-year-old self,  Fighting For the Galaxy!

To get you in the right mood, here’s some heroic space battle music courtesy of YouTube:

And boy, is this a chapter deserving of epic music, as it features an ASTOUNDING space battle with a NOT AT ALL STUPID conclusion! Wow!

Of course, the majority of the chapter involves T.J. and Rendar reluctantly locking lips while Jess and Mark attend Jen’s totally rockin’ party, but what sci-fi fan isn’t dying to know how Mark and Jess met, or how cute Jen’s new guy, Steve, is? (Spoilers: He is TOTALLY cute.)

So, venture below, intrepid readers, and journey once more into the distant future of 2007…!

Continue reading “Chapter 3: Which is somehow worse than the previous chapters combined”

Publishing plans and vengeance via diversity

I HAVE RETURNED. Yes, friends, after a lengthy holiday (and post-holiday hangover) hiatus, I have returned to the wondrous world of WordPress. Let us rejoice and be merry, and pretend that some of you actually remember who I am. Hurrah! Now, onto business. First of all, let us discuss Chosen, A.K.A., my LGBT fantasy epic, A.K.A., the story I’ve been working on since I was … Continue reading Publishing plans and vengeance via diversity

In which there are both questions and answers (!)

Welcome, friends, to the first installment of Ask Me Anything, a terribly exciting series in which readers are invited to (wait for it) ask me anything. Whee! Without further ado, let’s get to the first question: Question 1: What are your favorite places to visit in Chicago, and why? -Vicky Well, Vicky, that’s a fine question, and one I will now do my best to … Continue reading In which there are both questions and answers (!)

Sleep deprivation, take #578093248234

Massively sleep-deprived, wheeeee! Second night in a row that I’ve been kept awake by a nasty headache, then awakened later when Benny decided to practice his feline yodeling in the wee hours of the morning. On the plus side, being up early means I have a nice long period of time in which to get over my headache before work, so…that’s good, right? RIGHT? It … Continue reading Sleep deprivation, take #578093248234

In which I venture into the outside world (and survive)!

HELLO, INTERNET. I have returned. (I’m looking a bit like Lucille Ball these days.) I haven’t been on the computer much over the last week or so, which is both (a) a very, very good (albeit surprising) thing, and (b) the reason behind my tragic lack of updates as of late. But TJ! you say, because you often make exclamatory remarks to your computer screen. … Continue reading In which I venture into the outside world (and survive)!