Matthew Lang

Matthew Lang is a twenty something queer author who resides in Melbourne, Australia.

Author's posts

Mass Effect Collision Chapter 17: Ethics in Science

Oh, better to die to a thresher maw, With shotgun-blasting-roaring-roar, Than to play ambassadorial games, with the blood of Shiagur in her veins – Mordin Solus “Ah Captain,” Cyrus said when Sync brought him up on his omnitool. “Maybe you can sort this out. I suspect your ship ‘engineer’ may not not worthy of the …

Continue reading

Mass Effect Andromeda: Is it homophobia if…?

So I’ve been playing Mass Effect Andromeda blind. And I’ve been intending to upload that as a Let’s Play. And yes, I play gay men where possible because after spending nearly twenty years pretending to be straight I don’t see why I should have to do it in a video game. Bioware, as a studio …

Continue reading

Better with Bacon – Touring the Blogosphere

Recently, I’ve been popping up all around the internet doing guests posts as part of a blog tour for my new Novella, Better with Bacon. The story itself follows David and Patrick: two best friends who have the chance to deepen their relationship. There’s just the question of Patrick’s ex showing up in his life. …

Continue reading

Better with Bacon

Genre: Fiction Sub-Genre: Contemporary Publisher: Dreamspinner Press When Patrick’s long-term girlfriend Li Ling dumps him just as he’s working up the nerve to propose, he ends up drunk on David’s couch—and later in David’s bed. Although initially reluctant to pursue anything beyond a one-time drunken tryst, David throws caution to the wind during an intimate dinner, …

Continue reading

Mass Effect Collsion Chapter 16: The Dormitories

“Hard to see big picture behind pile of corpses,” – Mordin Solus Getting into the compound had been easier than expected. After cautioning Otto about his speech patterns, they had set out, the storm dying down enough that sand wasn’t an issue. The voice modulator had helped them talk their way through the front gates, …

Continue reading

Mass Effect Collision – Chapter 15: Tuchanka

“Tuchanka supports life…it’s got critters that’ll rip your guts out,” –  Urdnot Wrex From space, Tuchanka looked red and angry, with swirling storms of dust and sand, some of which were visible to the naked eye. The retrofitting of the Endurance had taken two days, and while Elias, Sync and Drimi had worked on those, …

Continue reading

Mass Effect Collision – Chapter 14: Collision

“I am trying to find myself. Sometimes that’s not easy.” – Maralyn Monroe He was in the kitchen, trying not to cringe at the video being displayed on the side of his helmet. “The me in this universe actually did a dance remix of Physical?” he said. “It would appear so, Creator Elias,” Pi replied …

Continue reading

Mass Effect Collision – Chapter 13: Peanut Butter and Chocolate

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love – Charles M. Schulz Anar was in the cargo hold, talking to Drimi about invading the asari’s space when Sync’s voice came across the PA system. “Ladies, Gentlemen and Anar, we have arrived in the universe of Synthetic Destruction,” Sync said. “We really …

Continue reading

Mass Effect Collision Chapter 12: Is She Happy?

“For you shall kneel, and tell me that you love me. And I shall sleep in peace until you come to me.” – Danny Boy. Traditional Earth Ballad Sync was in his quarters getting ready for bed when there was a knock on his door. “Who is it?” Sync asked. “It’s me boss—uh, Sync.” Reflexively …

Continue reading

3 Days in Tokyo. Matt’s completely unofficial guide to getting lost in very limited areas of the city

I flew into Japan after spending pretty much a whole day travelling. My flight arrived at 7PM local time and I figured it would take a while to get my bags, get through customs, and get out into the city proper. It looked like a good hour on the train from Narita Airport to Shinjuku, …

Continue reading