Bio

S. R. Carrillo

(c) 2014

S. R. Carrillo is the pen name of U.S. Army Sergeant Sierra R. Collett.

Born and raised in the leafy suburbs outside Houston, Texas, she’s young, married and has been writing ever since she’s been able. As a multiracial, nonbinary, whocaressexual, she tends to explore different aspects of human (and nonhuman) sexuality and identity in her work.

She’s used to being referred to as “she” for simplicity’s sake—since, technically, she both is and isn’t. She considers it an honor.

The Soul is her first novel and the beginning of a futuristic queer dark fantasy series.

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Unofficially… howdy.

I’m Sierra. I write classy ass queer lit under the name S. R. Carrillo. My debut novel, The Soul, the first in a futuristic queer dark fantasy series, came out March 2014. I’ve been runnin’ full speed ahead ever since.

I’m 20-somethin’ years old, and I’ve pretty much been writing for the whole time.

I identify as genderqueer/genderfluid/trigender/lolwtfbbqsauce. I am female. I am male. I am both. I am neither. Gender roles suck. So I vacillate between them. I’d be nothing short of honored if you referred to me with female pronouns, though. Identity both is and isn’t a huge deal to me. I try to reflect it in everything. 

I also say “y’all” a lot, talk out the side of my mouth and hide almost all of my present participle endings. It must be because my hometown is Houston, Texas and forever has my heart. As do the stars above.

I’ve only had one job my entire life – serving in the United States Army – and I’ve done it for a little over five years now.

I’m friendly as fuck. I promise. Let’s lit (or not) chat sometime.

Oh, yeah – and I’ll review your book, indie authors (if it’s dark enough).

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30 comments on “Bio

  1. Hi. I nominated you for the Liebster Award, and wanted to let you know I really enjoy your blog. Thanks. Mel

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  2. Guess what? I’m giving you a Liebster Award because your blog is awesome! Hop on over to my blog for the post all about it!

    http://hayleyknightenblog.wordpress.com/2014/04/09/the-liebster-blog-award/

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  3. Rachel says:

    Hello! I nominated you for two awards. More info here: http://spilledxink.wordpress.com/2014/04/10/two-awards/

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  4. Hey Sierra, I tagged you in a writer blog hop. I’d love to hear your answers and learn more about you as a writer. Here is a link to my post http://booksaredelicious.com/2014/04/25/my-writing-process-blog-hop/

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  5. Hi Sierra, I’ve put your blog up for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. There’s no obligation to take part if you don’t want to. I just wanted to let you know I enjoy your posts :)

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  6. Hi Sierra, I’ve tagged you in a Writing Process Blog Tour. It’s a cool way for writers to talk about how they work, share their experiences and so on. Don’t feel obliged to take part but I look forward to your answers if you do ;) All the best.

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  7. booknerderie says:

    So, I’m sure you know this is going around but luckily it’s not terrible like the flu or herpes. It’s just the Very Inspiring Blogger award. I hope you don’t mind me nominating you! :)

    http://booknerderie.com/2014/06/24/the-very-inspiring-blogger-award-bookish/

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  8. I nominated you for a Very Inspiring Blogger award. Check it out on my blog http://booksaredelicious.com/2014/07/09/a-very-very-very-inspiring-blogger-award/

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  9. blondeusk says:

    Hey Sierra, just nominated you for the Inspiring Blogger Award – check out my post :-)

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  10. LindaGHill says:

    Hi Sierra! I found you over at Jay Dee’s site and thought I’d stop by. I’m looking forward to reading more. :)

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  11. Hey! Just wanted to let you know real quick that I named you in my recent blog award post. No pressure to accept, I know it’s not everyone’s thing, but I couldn’t resist taking part this time and just wanted to spread the love a little ;)

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  12. Jamie G says:

    Hello,

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