Everyone Remembers Their First Time…
cons / Representing ourselves / sex / Writing journey

Everyone Remembers Their First Time…

This weekend, I had the immense pleasure of being part of The Conference for Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature—Can-Con, for short. I’ve been to conferences before, but always as a fan, attending panels and being a fanboy over authors I love. However, this conference was special to me. It was my first conference … Continue reading

Doing ‘It’ with a Disability
Cerebral Palsy / Multiple Sclerosis / sex / Sexah / Spoonie Challenges / Writing journey

Doing ‘It’ with a Disability

The first piece of writing advice that I was given was: Write what you know.   Throughout my twenty years as a writer, I’ve happily ignored that advice. I’ve written fantasy novels, horror stories, and countless short stories and poems. And throughout all of them, I wrote only what pleased me, what I felt called … Continue reading

Learning to Write in a Different Way
Cerebral Palsy / Multiple Sclerosis / Spoonie Challenges / Writing journey

Learning to Write in a Different Way

I have always written. Words are like breathing to me. They are my way of living life, of connecting with others, of engaging with myself. They are the way I’m able to achieve my dreams, albeit on paper. I was born with Spastic Cerebral Palsy. This causes some sort of pain twenty-four hours a day, … Continue reading