Though fantasy is my first love, I write anything from children's picture books to
erotic short stories. I believe that genres are crippling literature. A story takes on
what ever form it needs. I do not set out to write a fantasy or a romance. Rather,
I write the story as is demands to be written and then try to fit it into a category
only for convenience sake. Needless to say, some of my stories fall through the
genre cracks. So I have created my own genre: Between the Cracks Fiction.
I get excited about stories that push the boundaries of current labels, fiction that
creates new labels. My favorite authors accomplish this feat. Timothy Findley's
Not Wanted on the Voyage, is the best fantasy novel that I have ever read, but
don't look for it in the fantasy section of your book store. Likewise, Guy Gavriel
Kay's fantasy novel Tigana has little magic, no elves, space ships or anything
otherworldly. Still, it is a rip-roaring epic that delights in thwarting the readers'