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Come write a story with me!

In Books, Building a Book by Jay Bell

Last year, I embarked on an experiment where I invited a select group of readers to design a new character for the Something Like… series. This was done through a number of polls. From there, we took this new character and plonked him down in Austin, Texas to see what would happen. My job was to write a portion of …

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The Importance of Supporting Creativity

In Random by Jay Bell

The internet has made it possible for people to be creative and earn a living from it. That’s a wonderful thing which has allowed all sorts of previously overlooked genres to thrive. Gay fiction is the perfect example. Not many publishers were willing to take a risk on it before. Now it doesn’t matter, because authors can market directly to …

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Kansas City movie premier! Let’s hang!

In Movies, Something Like Summer by Jay Bell

Looking for something to do on June 24th? Why not join me in Kansas City? We can see a movie together! There’s a new one out called Something Like Summer. Sound good? Let’s plan on it! Yoo may not know this, but I was born and raised in the Kansas City area, and even though we moved to Missouri and …