In which tea is necessary (on your shirt).

You know what’s absolutely necessary? Tea. And you know who needs to know that? Everyone. “But T.J.,” you may say. “I am but one person. How can I possibly spread the holy word of tea unto the ignorant masses all by myself?” Well, random internet person, I am here today to answer just that question. Visitors with Sherlock-levels of observation may have noticed that there’s … Continue reading In which tea is necessary (on your shirt).

TAF on A Blog Abroad

So, the supremely awesome Rebecca B. has made me a very happy author by pimping my book on her blog, “A Blog Abroad.” A Blog Abroad | Book Pimping: Talking About Fungus <–Here. So, yes, this pleases me. http://www.ablogabroad.com/ If you’re into K-Pop, sarcasm, or good, intelligent writing on a number of topics, you should absolutely check out the rest of her blog. And click on … Continue reading TAF on A Blog Abroad

Chosen, Pride Month, and a girl named Silas

Hello, friends. I’m back with an update, because it’s Sunday again and there are no lengths to which I won’t go to put off doing housework. Over the last few days, I’ve been writingwritingwriting, working hard on Chosen, A.K.A. my Gay Fantasy Epic (TM). It’s been going surprisingly well, to the extent that I’m now at the midpoint of the book, and A Very Dramatic Occurrence has just Occurred. … Continue reading Chosen, Pride Month, and a girl named Silas

Queer Investigations, or possibly another title altogether.

So, you know that thing I said about updating more frequently? Yeah, not so much. Anyway, since I’m sure you’re all absolutely burning to know what I’ve been up to, I’ll tell you. First off, I’ve been studying a great deal of Japanese, because I have a deep masochistic streak and want my brain to shrivel up and die, apparently. I’ve also been doing a … Continue reading Queer Investigations, or possibly another title altogether.

On location-challenged bananas and nasal psychics

Greetings, internet. As usual, it’s been awhile. One of these days I’ll get the hang of updating my blog in a timely manner, but alas, probably not anytime soon. I have high hopes for my retirement, however. Anyway, I come to you today with an Important Message! (Which you know is important due to the expert use of capitalization.) As you know, I have books and … Continue reading On location-challenged bananas and nasal psychics

News and Benedict Cumberbatch

So, as you may have noticed from the deafening silence over the last few weeks, this business of updating my blog regularly is not going quite as well as expected. After a long day of teaching, I tend to want to spend my evening melting into a comfy chair and either watching Benedict Cumberbatch videos random videos starring no one in particular or stalking tumblr. The … Continue reading News and Benedict Cumberbatch

Featured author in BSB Newsletter

In other news, I’m one of the featured authors in the Bold Strokes Books July 2013 newsletter. A short interview with me can be found on the second-to-last page of the newsletter: Bold Strokes Books July 2013 Newsletter Anyone interested in reading the full interview can find it here: A BSB Interview With T.J. Baer *Note: Both files are pdfs, so if that file type … Continue reading Featured author in BSB Newsletter

Talking About Fungus – Now available in print!

In honor of Pride Month, a revised, print version of my first novel is now available for purchase! YAY! Now go buy it.  :P TALKING ABOUT FUNGUS by T.J. Baer Jamie knows by now that breaking up with a guy is not the end of the world. After taking a few deep breaths and giving a pair of Justin’s underwear to the cat to shred, … Continue reading Talking About Fungus – Now available in print!

Coming soon to an internet near you…

As this is meant to be my Official Author Web Site (TM), it occurs to me that it may be a good idea to actually include information about my writing.  THUS! Some info on my second novel, coming out this summer as an eBook via Bold Strokes Books: Following Grandpa Jess Jess Madison has problems. His aging parents seem hell-bent on belittling him in new and … Continue reading Coming soon to an internet near you…