Empress Elizabeth of Russia Haiku

"Less executions, More totally sick parties." Enlightened policy. Today on Crossdresser Week, we return to Russia, where interesting shit happened all the time. But we're turning the clock back a couple centuries to focus on Elizabeth Petrovna, Empress of Russia and daughter of Peter the Great and Catherine I. Elizabeth was born in 1709, one … Continue reading Empress Elizabeth of Russia Haiku

Frieda Belinfante Haiku

Records office bombed? Oh man, the Gestapo did Nazi that coming. Today on Crossdresser Week, we present Frieda Belinfante - cellist, conductor, and Nazi botherer. And no, I will not apologize for the terrible pun in the haiku. Frieda Belinfante was born in Amsterdam in 1904 to Aron Belinfante (a Jewish pianist) and Georgine Hesse. … Continue reading Frieda Belinfante Haiku

How to Write Fantasy Fiction That Doesn’t Piss Me Off, Part the First

As an aspiring fantasy writer, it is my pleasure and duty to read a metric fuckton. Most of the time, it really is a pleasure. "Wow! Inspiration! What a satisfying read! Look what they did with that sentence there! Amazing!" Sometimes, it's definitely more of a duty. Particularly when I feel obliged to finish a … Continue reading How to Write Fantasy Fiction That Doesn’t Piss Me Off, Part the First