A few weeks ago, I offered up my story to read to a cinematographer friend, she was interested in seeing if it corresponded to something she was looking to work on. She had already wanted to work on a story of a trans woman so when I was posting on my Facebook profile that I had completed my memoirs and was about to publish, we connected and I sent her the story. After a couple of weeks, we chatted and she was in love with my story, felt it had… Read more Silver screen potential →
Yesterday, my friend and co-writer Dawn Renee Greer tried to take out an ad on Facebook and used the front cover of the book of my memoirs called Breaking Free 45 Years In The Wrong Body. It was refused because it considered sexually provocative by Facebook. Like Dawn mentioned in a post, if this were a man on that image the whole scene would have been perceived as someone who was down and out and trying to crawl out of a box, yet a woman in the same position is… Read more Always count on Facebook to censor your art →
Hi friends,You can go read the following article on Dawn’s website, it’s about the book and how she and I worked together. A must read.
When I was maybe fifteen, I was playing in our backyard on Albert Street. It had recently snowed so the ice rink that my father had made for us to play on was covered in about a foot or more of snow. It was the wet kind; perfect for making snowballs and snowmen. It packed just right and if you made a snowman, it would stay until a good thaw. I remember this particular incident well. It was early evening, just after supper time. I was with a cousin and… Read more Close Call with a Cold Ending ( free peek ) →