One of the great things about fiction is that we get to see the world through another’s eyes. We can slip into the skin of a Caribbean pirate, a bounty hunter in Jersey, a spaceship captain, a child dealing with cancer, a vampire, a person living in the ghetto, a circus animal trainer, or a … Read more
Recently, I was asked by Barbara Winkes of Word Affair to talk in depth about writing Iron Goddess, and specifically about my main character Shea Stevens.
Nearly 20 years ago, I was really messed up. I suffered from PTSD and suicidal depression. I was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and was an alcoholic and codependent. And then I began a journey that brought me the love I longed for, just not where I thought it would be. Looking for the ONE … Read more
People familiar with my writing know that the characters in my stories are diverse. The majority of my characters are women or girls. Many are gay, bisexual, and/or transgender. They run the gamut in terms of race and ethnicity. Some live with a disability or mental illness. The diversity of my characters is a deliberate … Read more