STILL STACE Holiday Giveaway

HEY guess what? Books are GREAT gifts for Christmas! Even better? QUEER BOOKS! (Maybe I’m just biased. No, actually I’m def biased.) Here’s the thing though – if you are planning on giving STILL STACE away as a Christmas gift, let me add to it! PM or email me the proof of purchase (or picContinue reading “STILL STACE Holiday Giveaway”

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…”

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.”

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!”

STILL STACE releases in 5 months!

Five months from now, my very own book STILL STACE will be published by Beaming Books!! Whoooo, it’s gonna fly by methinks. We have been getting some wonderful blurbs from some amazing authors (!!), and I just cannot wait to see what the next few months will bring. Here’s a few sneak peeks of someContinue reading “STILL STACE releases in 5 months!”

COVER REVEAL – “Still Stace”

Friends!! I am SO EXCITED to finally share the updated and official cover for my YA illustrated memoir, “Still Stace”!! I feel like I have been sitting on this for years! (It’s been a few weeks. I no longer understand time post-quarantine.) Beaming Books is publishing my book on October 19th, 2021. It is availableContinue reading “COVER REVEAL – “Still Stace””

“Shipwreck Over Safety” Podcast

Earlier in January, I taped an episode of the podcast “Shipwreck Over Safety” with Dallas Verity & Blair Roberts. We had a great conversation about art, deconstructing our faith and sexuality. If that interests you, give it a listen! Available below, and also on Spotify & Apple podcasts.

SheLoves Webinar and Video Workshop: Owning My Gay Christian Story

Wow, what an incredible day today. I am buzzing with gratefulness after spending an hour sharing my story with this beautiful community at SheLoves. I felt celebrated, supported and safe. I could not have asked for anything more! This was also the same day I was meant to share the original workshop, so it feltContinue reading “SheLoves Webinar and Video Workshop: Owning My Gay Christian Story”

LGBTQ Workshop Event UPDATE – Partnering with SheLoves!

Jan 22 UPDATE: GIVEAWAY! I’m going to sign a personalized Rainbow Boy for someone who comes tomorrow! I hope to see you there, grab your ticket before 10AM PST! You may have seen my post about recording a video workshop telling my gay Christian story, for a Christian conference, and then them dropping the LGBTQContinue reading “LGBTQ Workshop Event UPDATE – Partnering with SheLoves!”