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For the (LGBTQ) Kids

A shout out to my young fans… I’ve been thinking about you this morning! Thinking about the incredible strength and courage I see on a daily basis, in the emails you send me. You’re choosing to be authentically you in a world that still considers being LGBTQ a “left-handed path.” I’m so proud of you… Read more »

The Mankind Project

I’ve recently joined a group called The Mankind Project. What I first heard about this group, the thing that intrigued me was the idea that in our society, there are no rites of passage for men, outside of gangs and fraternities. This organization offers such a rite of passage. The basic purpose of this organization… Read more »

Writing and Passion

I’m gonna let you in on a little secret: For a little while there, I think I lost my passion to write and to change the world. If I had to choose a timeframe, I’d say from about November of last year until quite recently. Hmm. I wonder what happened in November that might have impacted… Read more »

Ben and Bisexuality

I get emails. I am mostly getting emails from readers of HONESTLY BEN right now, but this one comes from the UK, from someone who is currently reading OPENLY STRAIGHT still. Nonetheless, it brings up an interesting issue: bisexual erasure. I’ll let the writer speak for themselves, and after, I’ll make a few remarks. Hey, So… Read more »

HONESTLY BEN: 4 Surprising Things

Honestly Ben comes out in one week! I can’t wait, mostly because after that date, no one can ever again write me an email or tweet me that they hate me for how I ended Openly Straight. Now they can just go and read Honestly Ben and find out what happens next! For my fans… Read more »

Win Free Galley Copy of Honestly Ben!

Can’t wait for HONESTLY BEN’s release on March 28? Can’t wait to find out what happens with Ben and Rafe from OPENLY STRAIGHT? Two suggestions: Starting tomorrow, download OPENLY, HONESTLY for free! It’s a short (35 pages) story that bridges OPENLY STRAIGHT and HONESTLY BEN. Click here for more information. Enter to win a free galley copy… Read more »

OPENLY, HONESTLY!

I’ve been keeping a secret from all of you. It was a little naughty, actually, but what can you do? For everyone who has been asking when they can read more Rafe and Ben, I’ve been saying, “March 28. Honestly Ben.” That’s true, but. The actual answer is this: Yes! A free gift for y’all!… Read more »

Starred Reviews for Honestly Ben!

I remember the day I pitched Honestly Ben to my editor. We were in her office in SoHo, and I was pitching her various ideas for my next book. A thought that had barely crossed my mind came out of my mouth. “You know, a lot of readers are writing me after finishing Openly Straight and… Read more »

Gratitude for the debacle of 2016

Quite the year, eh? If you’ve been anywhere on social media recently, you’ve most certainly been inundated with “F*** You, 2016” posts. When I see them, I laugh. It reminds me how similar we all are. It was challenging, when Debbie Reynolds died a day after Carrie Fisher, two days after George Michael, in the… Read more »