Bookreview sparks inspiration

I owe a great deal of thanks to my friends and fans who support my writing. I do my best to recognize those who take the time to not only read my work but who are brave enough to provide comments (both private and public) about my stories. I draw inspiration from many different places. Sometimes it is something I see, but I also draw inspiration from other writers. When this happens, storylines and the basic shape of the story and it’s characters start to appear. Sometimes very clear, but…

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MCQ’s Soapbox: Fetishism, Eroticism or Transphobia?

For many years I have considered myself to be different. It has taken a long time to accept the person I have grown up to be. Lately, I have been noticing a number of twitter posts and even direct messages telling me to stop fantasizing the world I have come to love and respect. Being labeled Transphobic is absurd… especially when I consider myself to be transgendered. I know there are those who look at the LGBTQ community and transgender people in particular and associate them in a very negative…

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Reflection to Inspiration

I’ve been away for a while and felt I needed to explain why. The last couple of months… I could have really done without. I lost two members of my family within a matter of weeks. Losing a parent and a true friend put me into a place where I truly felt alone. Not lonely… really alone. I had been working on a new book and it was coming along nicely, then my world fell apart and I couldn’t think straight, much less find the inspiration or motivation to write.…

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The Fear and Anticipation of that first Outing

This holiday season, I am reminded of the emotional roller coaster we all go through. The anticipation and excitement are also combined with levels of fear and depression… and for those of use who are “different,” the fear and depression are overwhelming. I found my earlier days filled with isolated joy because I made it a point to avoid everyone during what should be a joyous occasion. While I learned from those experiences, the feelings I have from them continue to remain. Those who know me well know I am…

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