How I accidentally wrote a book on Schitt’s Creek instead of Angels in America

Last week I wrote about what Schitt’s Creek meant to me, and why I needed to write about it. (You can read that here ) My ‘Inklings’ book with 404 Ink aligns perfectly with my academic and fangirl brain because that’s where this whole thing started. Specifically, while trying to finish my ‘academic’ book on…… Continue reading How I accidentally wrote a book on Schitt’s Creek instead of Angels in America

Love that Journey for me- why I’m writing about Schitt’s Creek at last.

Today 404 Ink launched their Crowd Funder which includes my book Love that Journey for me: The Queer Revolution of Schitt’s Creek. This book came about because I quoted Dan Levy to make an argument about Angels in America in another book. If you know me, weirdly that probably makes perfect sense. If you don’t…we’ll…… Continue reading Love that Journey for me- why I’m writing about Schitt’s Creek at last.

For the Love of Fic

I wrote a version of this blog post back at the end of last summer. I’d just jumped back into Fan Fiction for the first time in nearly 10 years. And it had meant a lot in not just the difficulties of 2020, but in the mess of my own head. I’ve taught fanfiction in…… Continue reading For the Love of Fic

Lesbian Actually- why Happiest Season is the early Christmas gift we need.

Happiest Season, which arrives on Hulu in the US today Wednesday November 25th, ticks all the Christmas film and rom-com boxes. It’s got awkward family encounters and secrets. It’s got festive set ups from ice skating to Christmas parties. It has ghosts of Christmases past (and relationships past) and a healthy dose of heart-warming romance.…… Continue reading Lesbian Actually- why Happiest Season is the early Christmas gift we need.

What a Year of Tweeting Rejections Taught Me (with some help from the Hot Priest)

 Let’s talk rejections! Over on Twitter, I’ve been doing a thing this year: every time I get a rejection, I tweet about it with a gif of Andrew Scott, and add £5 to my ‘rejection pot’. The rejection pot was not my idea, the tweeting Andrew Scott gifs very much were. Why do it? Firstly,…… Continue reading What a Year of Tweeting Rejections Taught Me (with some help from the Hot Priest)