Hi! I guess I get to call myself a Wattpad old timer by now, which is pretty sweet. Sweet...do the kids still say that these days?

I'm both a writer and a reader on Wattpad, although I'm a pretty picky reader on this site. I write primarily Fantasy and Teen Fic, both with significant helpings of Romance (usually between two dudes. If you happen to be one of the two readers who once DM'd me expressing their shock that my sword-wielding, foul mouthed boys wanted to make out with other boys, all I can say is that the giant rainbow on my profile really should've tipped you off.)

I am only interested in doing critique exchanges for Fantasy with LGBTQ+ elements. Please note that I'm also looking for people who are at a similar stage in their development as a writer, so if you are a beginning writer I will likely not be the best beta reader or critic for you.

Books/authors I love and recommend:

FANTASY
Captive Prince Trilogy by C.S. Pacat
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N.K. Jemisin
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
A Land Fit For Heroes series by Richard K. Morgan
Liveship Traders by Robin Hobb
Circe by Madeline Miller

REALISTIC FIC (YA and Adult)
The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Lord of the Flies by William Golding
Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth E. Wein

NONFICTION
Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand
In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
White Rage by Carol Anderson

I love talking to fellow writers and readers, so if you want to talk craft, books, or ice cream, drop a message on my board or send a DM!
  • JoinedMarch 22, 2011


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