It was more about persistence and letting the spirit of this book know that I was showing up for duty every day no matter what.
The writing got done on airplanes, in hotel rooms, and on airport shuttles.
Writing a graphic novel is like digging a huge hole, in the dirt, with your bare hands.
Writing is a very solitary process for me. I write for hours before my husband wakes up and before the sun comes up.
I could schlep around a laptop but choose pencil and paper. I like the tactility of it, and the look of my scrawl.
I have to take a medication that without, would leave me dead in three days. This keeps me close to death, close to catastrophe.
Writing is a mystery to me, a heroic mystery. It’s such a challenge every time I go to the page. I never know how I’m going to finish anything without first getting into it.
I've published more than 30 articles and a book, but it took me many years to feel "real."
I want to create strong women characters who take control of what they want sexually. I write honest, consensual kink.
I am always working to reconcile the disparity between academia and the poor/working class, and engage in larger conversations about breaking down borders between the two.