Dear Younger (Gay) Stace…

October 19, 2021 was truly an extraordinary day. My book “Still Stace“, my heart, my journey was published and went out into the world. I’m still catching up on all the wonderful messages, because I try to put my phone away for chunks of time to breathe this fully into my body. (Also I’m stillContinue reading “Dear Younger (Gay) Stace…”

STILL STACE Instagram LIVE Videos

I had some AMAZING conversations for my Still Stace Instagram LIVE Book Tour – so thought I would post them here for anyone to see. Scroll down to find your fav person, or watch ’em all! I am posting them in order of date recorded. In order of appearance: Taylor Rouanzion, Kevin Garcia, Ward Jenkins,Continue reading “STILL STACE Instagram LIVE Videos”

Local Coverage for STILL STACE

It’s been lovely seeing a few articles and having a few interviews with the local news about the release of STILL STACE! (In mere days OH MY HEAAARRRRRTTT.) Have a read, if ya fancy 🙂 Also – order YOUR copy of STILL STACE! October 29, 2021 – Really nice article about Still Stace in the Winnipeg FreeContinue reading “Local Coverage for STILL STACE”

Unboxing STILL STACE.

WHOAAAAAAAAA. I’ve been waiting a LONG time for this day. To open the author copies of MY FREAKING OWN BOOK. That I wrote and drew and how is this real. It’s a box of literal dreams that I unpacked and my heart is a-BLAZING. Tams and I waited til the kids were in bed, andContinue reading “Unboxing STILL STACE.”

Love for “Still Stace”.

Six weeks from this Tuesday, Still Stace will be out into the world. It feels like a dream slowly coming true. (It IS!) I’ve been working quietly in my office for what feels like a LONG time, and now it’s slowly getting into people’s hands. WHOA. I’m trying to savour each exciting thing that happensContinue reading “Love for “Still Stace”.”

Paintings for “Rhyme Time Town”

I almost never get to post my animation design work, because it is typically tied up in NDA’s. I’m so happy I can share a few of the MANY backgrounds I painted for the DreamWorks production “Rhyme Time Town” (airing on Netflix)! I have worked in animation for over ten years, and this was probablyContinue reading “Paintings for “Rhyme Time Town””

Still Stace BOOK LAUNCH!

Hollllly hanna montanaaaaaaa am I ever excited to post about this! Friday, Oct 22nd! Fort Langley, BC! IN PERSON! (Following all current safety guidelines, of course – see bottom of this post.) OneTWU has organized this launch, and independent bookstore Wendel’s in Fort Langley is the book sponsor. Purchase a ticket here, and then eitherContinue reading “Still Stace BOOK LAUNCH!”

An LGBTQ podcast & interview.

Just catching up on some places I have been speaking lately! Keep an eye on my Speaking page to see all the latest chats. These last couple were so much fun! Stay tuned for more 🙂 Sunday, June 27, 2021 – (Langley, BC) – I had a great conversation with Rev. Ryan Tristin Chapman atContinue reading “An LGBTQ podcast & interview.”

My books! Pride recommended reading!

Wowzers! A huge thank you to Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) for putting both “Rainbow Boy” (Picture Books category) & “Still Stace: My Gay Christian Coming-of-Age Story” (Young Adult category) on their recommended reading list for Pride month 2021! (Four months today until Still Stace comes out!!)

I got my STILL STACE ARC!

OKAY. I didn’t even know this was coming, and when the kids helped me pull it out of the packaging (amid a flurry of screams), my heart skipped a beat!! (Or seven.) I have been working on this for two years saying, “This is gonna be a book!” And now I’m holding it saying, “THISContinue reading “I got my STILL STACE ARC!”