stories over stuff

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Our London Trip

We took a trip to London, to see Snappy’s nanna and papa who flew over from New Jersey and also his godmother – auntie Mel and meet uncle Peter. It’s a pretty easy journey, but it’s been a while since...

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June Word Count

10,839 Better than last month but no where near what I would like for a month, and less than I would’ve liked for last month. I started June off really well, hit my word count every day for the first...

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Bi-erasure Is Dangerous

Bi-erasure is an insidious thing. It directly causes biphobia, something that’s not exclusive cishet people but something done by the LGTQ community too. And it’s everywhere, from the reactions to strangers on the street (or at PRIDE events) to the...

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Why I Only Write Queer Characters

Sometime last year I stopped writing cishet characters and focused all my writing on queer ones. It was definitely a conscious decision. I was writing less and less cishet characters anyway, maybe subconsciously, I’m not sure. More femslash, more non-binary...

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Raising a Genderfull Kid

I’m trying to raise a tiny human. It’s not an easy ride, but then parenting never is. It’s hard for everyone for different reasons, for me it’s a mix of mental health problems and trying to raise a kid encumbered...

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My Mental Health At 37

I turned 37 at the beginning of the month. Not a milestone age, not a particularly memorable age to most but I realised something, well, a few things, about my mental health. In November it will be ten years since...

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April Word Count

9584 Words I’m a little behind in both making this post and my word count. April hasn’t been a great month again – for writing or personally, though I wrote more than in March (about 3k more). I made good...

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Nursery Fears

There are lots of things to worry about when you send a kid to nursery. Will they get along with the staff, the other children, the change in routine? Will they miss us. Will they miss us at all or...