This is a selection of some of the short pieces I’ve written for various sources, mostly for the Spoonie Authors Network
THE FUTURE MUST BE DISABLED – 03/11/2021
I wrote this piece to collate my thoughts on the need for more disability representation in speculative fiction narratives, and how we can use tech and magic our stories as accommodations for disabled people.
ONE MOMENT BECOMING ANOTHER – 09/10/2020
I wrote this piece as a response to the loss of my sister to cancer during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how a simple phrase from a dream I had managed to provide me with some small comfort.
FLYING THE COLOURS – 08/22/2019
This is a piece I wrote about the experience of finally getting a tattoo to accentuate the lines of the scar on my leg.
THE STORY CARVED INTO MY FLESH – 02/15/2018
Another piece about my complicated relationship with my body and the changes that cancer made to it.
MORITURI TE SALUTANT – 08/03/2017
I wrote this in response to my brother-in-law’s assisted death after a long, hard fight with cancer.
ON THE BODY – 07-06-2017
This is the first piece I wrote for the Spoonie Authors Network, and I wrote it in response to an exchange with a friend where my body insecurity showed itself.