My name is Matthew Temple.
I started writing in the 4th grade.  A teacher encouraged journaling and I took it seriously.
By the time I started 5th grade, I had read The Once and Future King.  That fantasy novel excited my mind.  By the 9th grade I was writing plays and by the 10th grade I attempted my own novels.
I wrote my first novel, Snowbunny, at 25.  I tried to get it published and was disappointed that publishers’ agents considered it too experimental.
When I was 31 and jobless, I wrote Things Said in Dreams.  Publishers showed no interest but I got many comments online.  The feedback was exciting.  I felt as if I’d written something that lived up to my standards.  I’ve written every year since.
9/11 Twist
12 Plays
A Wedding in June
AK
Brain, athlete, basket case, princess, criminal
Brattleboro Stories
Camp Lake
Clarity;)
clownfysh.com selected posts
Davina
Dead Girls
Disorder
Fetus Room
::HARD
Lacy
mURdEr cLuB cANDy
Not Yes
Of Bicycles and Boardwalks and Oceans and Ships
Open Season
Poetry
RAPE!
Short Stories
St★rchild
The Guru Principle
THE LONELINESS
The pocket guide to TRANS! people, places, and things
The Survivalist
Under the Stars
Untitled document
WHITE GIRL MISSING

I blog.

I read email.

A packet containing my notes, unfinished novels, and more is at Mega, pCloud, and Sync.