From national protests to grassroots activism, EV’s Day of Action connects local LGBTW advocates and citizens with legislators on 2/7

My newest article for GayRVA Magazine. “Equality Virginia is holding their annual Day of Action, an event for LGBTQ and ally constituents to meet with legislators and discuss bills that affect the LGBT community. The day involves meeting with legislators, workshops led by fellow activists and top attorneys, and a legislative reception, in which the … More From national protests to grassroots activism, EV’s Day of Action connects local LGBTW advocates and citizens with legislators on 2/7

The Intern

I’m applying to be an intern at RVA Mag, a super cool publication about arts and community in Richmond.Admittedly, I’m probably the only one that isn’t in college (and hasn’t been for awhile) but they said that wasn’t a requirement. I’ve been floundering for awhile as far as future-type things. Unsure if I’m stagnating or … More The Intern

night terrors

I got almost no sleep last night. And now, I’m not sure if I’ll sleep well for four years. It’s not anger that keeps me awake (not that I’m not angry because I’m furious). It’s fear. I’m shaken by terror when I think about the targets painted on my back and on those I love. … More night terrors

100 Rejections

So, I’ve finally committed. I’m going to get this goddamn novel published. I set it on the back burner, tidied it up, sent it off to a beta reader, tidied it up some more, and now it is officially ready to get out there and meet some agents. I’ve already sent it out to the … More 100 Rejections

Introducing Fangirl

So I’ve decided to start an advice column (because what else is a Slytherin with ADHD going to do?). It’s called The Fangirl’s Guide to Adulting and I’ve already got my first question! If any of you lovelies are interested, you should check it out here.

Feeling Foggy

Here’s a fun game. Am I just in a rut or is this depression? Motivation has been bleeding from me for some time. Not all at once, like arterial spray. Just a slow, sluggish leak that I barely notice until I look down and see all the blood. But, I can’t tell what caused me … More Feeling Foggy

The Chosen One

The old man, who had lived too many long years to see the prophecy fulfilled, reached his hand out to her, palm wrinkled and waiting. “You are the chosen one,” he informed her, “and the fate of the world rests in your hands.” Those words hung between them; a crescendo of anticipation vibrated in the silence–like … More The Chosen One