What if heterosexuals were the minority?


“Tense, dystopian thriller . . . Unforgettable.” – Publishers Weekly

“This heart-wrenching story is filled with passion and inspiration. It will truly be an engrossing read.” – The Advocate



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Breeders_Cover_250xpThe homosexuals, once an ostracized social minority, have taken over the world.  They understood the dangers of an overpopulated planet, usurped government power, and created a culture of perfectly engineered families.  But Grace Jarvis and Dex Wheelock are heterosexuals—part of the government’s highly controlled backup plan for reproduction—and they have a problem:

Grace is pregnant.  Dex is the father.  It is a crime that has only one consequence: banishment to the Antarctic Sanctuary, an isolated biological reserve where reproductive criminals are allowed to exist in peace, without disrupting the rest of civilization.  There are rumors that genocide has already begun and the homosexuals are finally setting natural breeders on a path to extinction, which leaves Grace and Dex with only two choices: to succumb to the tyrannical regime, or run.

They choose to run.

Matthew J. Beier’s debut novel tells the intimate story of two people bound by the force of life itself as they set out to protect their unborn child and find value for themselves in a world that has rendered them worthless. This rainbow-tinted reflection of our own society—part political satire and part dystopian thriller—is a novel you won’t want to miss.

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Epicality Quote #6

Don't ever give up on the goals that make you feel most alive.

Epicality Quote #5

If your faith preaches love but leaves behind a trail of tears, consider the obvious.

Epicality Quote #4

Sniff out the bullshitters, and don't feel guilty rising above them.

Epicality Quote #3

Wake up. Open your eyes. Ask yourself: Am I living the life I want to live?

Epicality Quote #2

Epicality is that which inspires tingles of positive, life-affirming euphoria in your neck and down your spine—a sensation known as autonomous sensory meridian response, or ASMR.

Epicality Quote #1

And then I decided to start sharing my musings by writing original epicality quotes. You've been warned.

Op-ed: Rethinking the Shame Game

This past Wednesday, The Advocate ran an op-ed I wrote regarding the inherent flaws in the concept of LGBT people slinging back hate and shame at those who do the same to them. While The Advocate added an incredibly misleading subtitle about "turning the other cheek"...

The Confessions of Jonathan Flite: FREE 50-Page Preview!

I'm thrilled to share with you the first preview of my upcoming novel, The Confessions of Jonathan Flite! It's the first in an explosive new YA/Adult crossover series that deals with the global clash—and eventual meeting—of science and spirituality. The story, set...

Thank you to THE ADVOCATE!

Last Wednesday, I got an email from David Artavia of The Advocate. I had been in touch with the magazine's editor in chief last year regarding my novel The Breeders and possibly writing something for them, but I thought I had stupidly burned a bridge by letting my...

A Matter of Life

I'm writing this post as something rather incredible is happening just down the street. Right now, I have a beautiful new niece being prepared for her first trip into the wider world—out of the hospital and off to her new home. She is wrapped in blankets and...


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