One of my close friends posted a very good article on coming out as asexual last week, and I got permission to link to it for my Blush post this week. Please go and read it, and like her on Facebook (here).
I was greatly heartened after the surprisingly well-attended Asexual Identities panel at CanCon this year. It was really awesome to be on a panel with other people who were so similar to myself, and had similar experiences. It was wildly reaffirming, and helped me a great deal on a personal level. [Read more]
Having Kim-Mei Kirtland like my pitch for Everdome
The Asexuality panel which was so full I had to tuck myself into a corner. It was really interesting and illuminating.
The look of pure joy on an audience member when they learnt that Keladry (the Protector of the Small, not the Baby Dragon) was confirmed by Tamora Pierce to be Asexual.
Watching Keladry walking around smiling at everyone
Learning that Tanya Huff really likes our coffee
Meeting people that I’ve only ever interacted with online
Can-Con, for me, is about basking in the love this community has for genre writing and stories. I’m still a fledgling author and I never feel like anyone is judging. They are supportive, loving, and so kind.