Monthly Archives: May 2014

Misogyny and the Furry Fandom

I was talking to a friend of mine the other day and trying to sync up our con schedules. I asked if she’d be selling her art at a certain convention we’ve met up at in the past. “I’m not … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

I know that I have at least a few fans out there in the armed forces. To them and everyone who’s served, our thanks today. I specifically want to say thank you to the brave gay and female soldiers who … Continue reading

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BayCon Appearance

So at the last minute, it appears I will be at BayCon tomorrow in the dealer’s room, helping Sofawolf support awesome GOH Ursula Vernon with her Hugo-winning comic “Digger” and her sketchbook and novels, and also selling Room Party The … Continue reading

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Closing Chapters

Back when I was working on my Masters, I had been writing my research paper (I didn’t do a thesis; I did a coursework Masters and a research paper with an oral defense) for months. When it was finally submitted … Continue reading

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OOP #5 Milestone

So yeah. I’ve been trying to get OOP #5 done by the end of June(*) and I think the main book is finished as of now. It’s 121,000 words, so pretty standard length for an OOP book, and I have … Continue reading

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A Sex-Positive Furry Con

I know, I know. “Aren’t they all?” you are saying. But hey, there’s this one in Australia that is specifically aimed at having good conversations around sex and, well, in their words: “The focus is on fostering discussion around self … Continue reading

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Uncovered Update

Final edits finished and “Uncovered” is off to the publisher. The art and cover are tremendous and you guys are going to love it. Still on track for Anthrocon release, and if you are going, make sure to keep your … Continue reading

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Deleted words poetry (OOP4)

I’m doing the final edit pass on OOP4, and this is where little words and unnecessary sentences fall out of the text. I paste them into an “unused” file, and sometimes they fall into kind of a poetic order. Like … Continue reading

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Coming Out, Then and Now (and Later!)

Take five minutes today and listen to a couple gay Ellens talk about their coming-out experiences. Ellen Page came out very recently; Ellen DeGeneres, of course, came out nearly twenty years ago. Two things I took away from this clip: … Continue reading

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