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After a small delay, Writing Alchemy Episode 9 is up! It has extensive sound effects and music sequences to enhance the story telling. I hope you enjoy! Media creator and community-organizer Tobi Hill-Meyer joins Fay for the reading of part 1 of “Dangerous Company,” which begins with an angry gender-switching dragon and the woman the […]

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I’ve just released Episode 8 of my podcast which is the second half of the Writing Alchemy Special on Self-Love. I was smiling so much as I was editing the audio for this, there is a lot of great stuff in this episode! Please check it out! Summary: This episode is a workshop-style collaboration that […]

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The winner is the score sheet illustration! “Score Sheet: A depiction of Tala and Death looking quizzically at the score sheet the following morning (they would be fully clothed). The score sheet would start with the numbers in the story and get increasingly chaotic and humorous until it becomes blank at the end.” I hope […]

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I am excited to announce my first ever vote for an illustration! Did you enjoy reading “Tala and Death’s Embrace” or listening to it be read in Episode 1 of the podcast? Well, I am commissioning an illustration from the amazing Majin Roses to act as a cover image for this story and you get […]

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Podcast Episode 7 Is Online!

I am very excited to release the first episode of the Writing Alchemy Special on Self-love! This episode departs from the usual Writing Alchemy format to focus on the topic of self-love in a workshop-style collaboration between Fay Onyx and Liz Cruz that explores barriers to self-love and self-love practices as experienced by people living […]

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Current events show that the trans community is increasingly becoming a target of anti-LGBT bigots (The Calculated Republican “Trans Bathroom” Wedge Strategy). This is clearly a divide and conquer wedge strategy. However, I’m beginning to think that this is more than just that. I’m beginning to think that this is also a direct result of […]

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Invisibility dominates my experience of oppression. I am a genderqueer who is usually assumed to be a cisgender woman. I am a queer person who doesn’t look “queer.” My pagan, polyamorous, pansexual, and graysexual identities aren’t immediately apparent either. And I live with high anxiety, unstable blood sugar, and a chronic back condition, all of […]

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I write and enjoy romances, but there are a lot of toxic, sexist patterns deeply ingrained in the genre (in addition to a lot of heterosexism). Here I present five tropes common in mainstream romances that I find particularly frustrating: Boundary-crossing behaviors are romantic if a man is deeply in love Subtext: True love results […]

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Entitled people often blame oppressed people for their personal frustrations. Entitlement teaches privileged people that oppressed people have a responsibility to meet their needs. For example, Mr. Sexist “Nice” Guy might blame women for his inability to get a date (rather than examining his own self-centered and sexist behavior, which is the actual cause). Instead […]

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Podcast Episode 5 Is Up!

Prince Hart is asexual, but his parents and many suitors are having a hard time accepting that. When the trickster Tala decides to come to his aid, chaos naturally ensues in this exuberant story that is a playful response to the all too common romanticization of boundary-crossing behaviors! In this episode, writer and cultural-worker Gina […]

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