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Greetings, Seekers! For those of you who may be newer to our blog, Jonathan and Kristina go by J & K for short. Today, I (J) put fingers to keys to describe my feelings about LGBT+ voices being declared ‘underrepresented’ by the writing and publishing community. K and I have encountered this categorization untold times in our quest toward finding an agent/publisher, and it’s prompted fruitful conversation. Without further ado… Let’s get one critical element out of the way: I identify as a gay male. My coming out experience was, well, an experience. I know the sting of rejection by family and friends and whatRead More →

Writing is a deeply personal endeavor. Authors bring much of themselves to their work, and J and K are no different. Equally personal is a reader’s experience of a story. Everyone leaves with something different. Today, J & K talk about what they hope readers of Trials of the Innermost will take from the story. J My favorite stories spirit me away to places where impossibilities become realities, to realms where my imagination grazes on fields of dreams. And yet, beneath the glittering landscape lies a shining nugget of realization that but awaits my discovery. When I find it, I know myself better. And inRead More →

Summer arrived with a big question mark this year. Would we be able to enjoy any of our usual recreation, or would the pandemic keep us housebound? For us, the answer was mostly the latter. Friendly reminder: COVID-19 is not a hoax. Wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines so that we can all have a safe and fun 2021. Now that that’s out of the way, on to the fun stuff! Here’s a look at how we’ve staved off boredom during the quarantine days. Aside from, you know, writing. J I started reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen last year at aRead More →