Rejection, expectation, and subjectivity in writing submissions
Budgets, project descriptions, and the art of getting paid to write a book

February 2023

Answering my most FAQ about dissociative identity disorder (DID)
I'm teaching Intro to Writing the Short Story: An 8-Week Remote Course
Ethel Cain, God-wrestling, and the complicated art of the religious gothic

January 2023

Diagnostic essays, TikTok as portraiture, and the dangers of universalism.

December 2022

Tiktok, suns orbiting around other suns, and pushing past the fear of starting anew
Iowa, accessibility, and the early 2000's cursive curse

November 2022

Bird suits, bad kids, and horse races
Updates, events, and navigating the tricky business of creative nonfiction.

May 2022

And end-of-May update on events, awards, and what's to come
I’m Sydney Hegele (formerly Sydney Warner Brooman). I’m a queer, non-binary Canadian author writing in the Southern Ontario Gothic tradition with a hint…