Anything That Moves Me

Survivors

June 25, 2012

Tags: survivors, fictional characters, mansfield park, albert nobbs, fanny price, jane austen, george moore, writing

Most of us, if asked, will probably say we enjoy reading or seeing movies about survivors, not losers. But if presented with genuine survivors, people who struggle so hard at just getting by that all other concerns—love and sex and leisure and pleasure and creativity, must of necessity be pushed aside—we don't like that either. It's too depressing, too…threatening. (more…)

Excerpt from "Birth: A Novella"

June 17, 2012

Tags: Lady Amalie's memoirs, Birth, bisexual fiction, mmf

"Lady Amalie's memoirs" is a series of novels and novellas about a family of telepathic aristocrats in the sword-and-sorcery world of Eclipsis. This excerpt is from the fourth story, Birth: A Novella, when the honeymoon is definitely over for Amalie; her bisexual husband, Dominic; and his boyfriend, Stefan.
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Play recommendation: Muerte Subita

June 14, 2012

Tags: creativity, theater, Muerte Subita, writing

"Andres is passionately writing his third novel." That's the deceptively benign situation of Muerte Subita* (Sudden Death), the exhilarating--and frightening--play by noted Mexican playwright Sabina Berman that has just three performances left at the Gershwin Hotel in New York City. If you are a writer, an artist, or anybody who enjoys intimate, perfectly realized theater productions, you won't want to miss Muerte Subita. (more…)

Selected Works

Fantasy, Women's Fiction (e-books)
Book Six in the ECLIPSIS series of Lady Amalie's memoirs.
Book Five in the ECLIPSIS series of Lady Amalie's memoirs.
Book Four in the ECLIPSIS series of Lady Amalie's memoirs.
Book Three in the ECLIPSIS series of Lady Amalie's memoirs.
Book Two in the ECLIPSIS series of Lady Amalie's memoirs.
Book One in the ECLIPSIS series of Lady Amalie's memoirs.
Short Story
A queered version of the Cinderella story in the 4th Gay City anthology, "At Second Glance."
Newsletter article
Describes the typical upbringing of middle- and upper-class children in Austen's time.
Romantic Comedy, M/M/F Menage
A breezy tale of love, lust and secrets set against the backdrop of Regency England.