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Julio Alexi Genao

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Born
in New York City, The United States
December 29, 1976

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JULIO ALEXI GENAO writes for money and reviews for pleasure.

he freelances as an editor of fiction and corporate communications when he has opportune breaks in his hectic twitter schedule.

he eschews capital letters unless someone is paying him, because he is lazy and belligerent, and not because he is an artiste.

he is not defensive about that at all.

or about his choice to write this bio in the third person.

he believes in recreational drugs, professional discourtesy, and the right to review books honestly—even if the author is a friend.

he lives in new york city with three cats, barbaric neighbors, and mental illness.



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stalk me:

https://twitter.com/agenao
https://instagram.com/agenao

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Julio Alexi Genao yes. yes i am. very gay. hilariously gay. all the time. i am gay for this question right now. i am answering it gaily. feel my gay. feel it throbbing…moreyes. yes i am. very gay. hilariously gay. all the time. i am gay for this question right now. i am answering it gaily. feel my gay. feel it throbbing under your screen. gay. i am gay, gay, gay. *bursts into flames*(less)
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hi. it's been a while.

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this is julio failing to appear penitent for not blogging for millennia.

so: i'm sick unto death of my own manuscript. i'm taking a mental health day and telling little stories all around the web bcuz sometimes it's fun to be a hipster douchebag.

if you know me already, you know the following piece, the last one of the day, is likely to be a little sad, a little fucked-up... Read more of this blog post »
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lemme go like a meteor
unzip the night in a sear of light
blow out windshields far away
vaporize uncountable trees
in a crater so big they can’t clock how bright i burnt
til i been gone a hundred years
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ridiculous.

but smooooooooooookin' hot.

went through so much laundry that week, srrssly

SO MUCH LAUNDRY
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how could i know what to want
if i did not know i could have

how can i know not to kneel
if i do not know i can stand

how will i know i am loved
if no one i know ever has
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...amy, wyd?
a me, him, and her review special.

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me: ok kids, let's do this shit already bcuz i have scones in the oven and a harry potter marathon queued up in plex and i need to scrape the filth from my spirit with a cleansing shitpost.

her: 11
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little intimacies.

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of the many, many aspects of this book that resonated with us, one in particular was the basis of an interesting exchange between me and author santino hassell.

that exchange is excerpted below.



SH: what do you think so far

JAG
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welp.

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1. hella anachronisms. like "concrete" used as a metaphor for "solid." as though they have industrial chemical engineering in this universe? (see the thoughtful comments for how i'm wrong and how i'm right for being annoyed about this) bu
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note to self: never buy, never edit, and never befriend in any capacity the kind of author who has 54 distinct works and yet can't help but steal massive swathes of her latest novel from a fanfic author and then compounds this ghastly violation with ...more
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i don't know how you can read that blurb and not feel like you've just taken a bath in sewage.

MM is LGBTQ utopia, assuming you aren't L, B, T, or any kind of Q at all, of course.

#NOH8!!! AS LONG AS YOU'RE WHITE, GAY, AND MALE!!!

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“I loved you even when you forgot me.

And—for a little while—you loved me back.”
Julio Alexi Genao, When You Were Pixels

“I gave you all my secrets, and you lost them all. You lost a lot of things.

But the treasure of it was in the giving, not the keeping.”
Julio Alexi Genao, When You Were Pixels

“So. Monday. We meet again.

We will never be friends—but maybe we can move past our mutual enmity toward a more-positive partnership.”
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message 1136: by Miriam

Miriam Thought you might be interested in this storybundle: https://storybundle.com/lgbt

Includes Charles and I think some other authors you may have read.


message 1135: by Miriam

Miriam Feliz V-day, amor mio.


message 1134: by Miriam

Miriam Happy birthday, Julio! Hope your morning requires recovery from excesses of some sort.


message 1133: by Sheziss

Sheziss Maybe a little bit late but... Merry Christmas!!!





message 1130: by Sofia

Sofia


message 1129: by Marlobo

Marlobo Coming back, I stopped to read this new version of your profile. Definitely, profiles need a "Like" button... o at least yours, Ojitos.


message 1128: by Richard

Richard Derus *smoochiesmoochsmooch* to my torrid latinx lover!


message 1127: by Julio

Julio Genao Kalamah wrote: "So, fun story. One of the authors who recently showed her ass in the past few days is one I had found all on my own, rather than hearing about through your wonderfully informative rants, and I'd de..."

yuck. sorry about said author. and i'm glad i could brighten your day for a quick minute. thanks for the sweet note ❤


message 1126: by Julio

Julio Genao Lily wrote: "Hi Julio! *Waving* Thank you for accepting my friendship
:)"


cheers :-)


message 1125: by Julio (last edited Sep 14, 2016 12:00PM)

Julio Genao Dia wrote: "Thank you for accepting my friend request. Have a beautiful day! :)"

you too!


message 1124: by Kalamah

Kalamah So, fun story. One of the authors who recently showed her ass in the past few days is one I had found all on my own, rather than hearing about through your wonderfully informative rants, and I'd decided that her prose was not up to my standards. I can't say I'm surprised to learn she's not just a bad writer, but also a bigot. Had the book I sampled been a physical copy, it might have gotten a flung-at-the-wall treatment for being pretentious infodumpy drivel, all the more disappointing because the premise sounded so promising.

In any case, I am as always very appreciative of your reviews and rants, as they've saved me money and time, and also brightened my days at times with your sense of humor.


message 1123: by A.

A. Drew Hi Julio! *Waving* Thank you for accepting my friendship
:)


message 1122: by Dia

Dia Thank you for accepting my friend request. Have a beautiful day! :)


message 1121: by Apeiron

Apeiron Kalamah wrote: "I have another Captive Prince fic author to rec, as I've been indulging in binge after binge of CP fic lately. Fahye is still my favorite, but I just found Josselin the other day and was enamored.
..."


I remember her QAF fics, she was my hero.


message 1120: by Julio

Julio Genao Kalamah wrote: "I have another Captive Prince fic author to rec, as I've been indulging in binge after binge of CP fic lately. Fahye is still my favorite, but I just found Josselin the other day and was enamored.
..."


thanks :-D


message 1119: by Kalamah

Kalamah I have another Captive Prince fic author to rec, as I've been indulging in binge after binge of CP fic lately. Fahye is still my favorite, but I just found Josselin the other day and was enamored.

http://archiveofourown.org/users/Joss...

Enjoy!


message 1118: by Miriam

Miriam Well, duh.


message 1117: by Julio

Julio Genao Miriam wrote: "Proof-reading: important.

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-wa......"


imbeciles


message 1116: by Miriam

Miriam Proof-reading: important.

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-wa...


message 1115: by Julio

Julio Genao Kalamah wrote: "Because I see you have excellent taste in liking Captive Prince, and you read fanfic, I am dropping you a few fic recs because they are amazeballs.

http://fahye.tumblr.com/post/14421661......"


hey, thanks for the links! I inhaled everything, and then spent two days reading All The CP Fics.


message 1114: by Kalamah (last edited May 18, 2016 01:51AM)

Kalamah Because I see you have excellent taste in liking Captive Prince, and you read fanfic, I am dropping you a few fic recs because they are amazeballs.

http://fahye.tumblr.com/post/14421661... (warning: adorbs)

http://fahye.tumblr.com/post/14391022... (this one had me swooning)

http://fahye.tumblr.com/post/14339355... (I may have made a weird giggly sound)

http://archiveofourown.org/works/6165... (this broke my heart in a good-pain way)


message 1113: by Julio

Julio Genao Miriam wrote: ""

wow


message 1112: by Miriam

Miriam


message 1111: by Bgurl (don't h8 me cuz I'm honestful) (last edited Mar 29, 2016 12:13PM)

Bgurl (don't h8 me cuz I'm honestful) Hey Julio:

Why can't I find your "message" button? Anywhoo... message me. I know where you can get an e-copy of "Silver Devil".


message 1110: by Julio

Julio Genao Astrid wrote: "Thank you so much for accepting!"

cheers, nice to meet you, and happy reading :-D


Astrid - ☆Vanilla & Spice Books☆ Thank you so much for accepting!


message 1108: by Julio

Julio Genao Karly *The Vampire Ninja & Luminescent Monster* wrote: "For you, because I love you :)"

*bursts into tears*

thank you. ❤


message 1106: by Julio

Julio Genao Nana wrote: "Hey, thanks for the FR *Bows politely then goes back to lurking under books*"

a pleasure to mee—wait,me here are y—ok. ok we'll talk another...

*door slams in the distance*

...time


message 1105: by Nana

Nana Hey, thanks for the FR *Bows politely then goes back to lurking under books*


message 1104: by Julio

Julio Genao Bgurl wrote: "Thanks for the friend request, Julio. I really love our reviews. I'm looking forward to reading more of them & laughing at your unique POV."

thanks for accepting, and happy reading :-)


Bgurl (don't h8 me cuz I'm honestful) Thanks for the friend request, Julio. I really love our reviews. I'm looking forward to reading more of them & laughing at your unique POV.


message 1102: by Julio

Julio Genao Arya *Bibliomaniac!* Stark wrote: "New friend, new friend, YAY!"

*high fives*


Arya *Bibliomaniac!* Fraser Stark New friend, new friend, YAY!


message 1100: by Julio

Julio Genao Nancy wrote: "Just wanted to share my favorite comfort food."

you're amazing, and that looks delicious. thank you, mi hermana.


message 1099: by Nancy

Nancy

Just wanted to share my favorite comfort food.


message 1098: by Julio

Julio Genao Pendragonish wrote: "For in case you know someone who is into the kittehs and can use a hug."

T-T


message 1097: by Pendragonish (last edited Mar 10, 2016 05:06PM)

Pendragonish description

For in case you know someone who is into the kittehs and can use a hug.


message 1096: by Julio

Julio Genao Christina wrote: "hi there"

*helpless grunt*

god, you always know how to cheer me up.

thanks.


message 1095: by Christina

Christina Wilder hi there




message 1094: by Julio

Julio Genao Sheziss wrote: "Hello there! :D

I don't know why not, either hahahaha.

But now it's done :P ."


excellent!


message 1093: by Sheziss

Sheziss Hello there! :D



I don't know why not, either hahahaha.

But now it's done :P .


message 1092: by Julio

Julio Genao Erica wrote: "When did you re-write your introduction/frontpage/whatever the hell the description thingy is called? It's delightful. I am delighted by it."

couple weeks ago. and thank you :-)


message 1091: by Erica

Erica When did you re-write your introduction/frontpage/whatever the hell the description thingy is called? It's delightful. I am delighted by it.


message 1090: by Julio

Julio Genao Miriam wrote: "
Self-portrait with Pyotr Konchalovsky, by Ilya Mashkov"


DAMMIT STOP SPYING ON ME MIRIAM


message 1089: by Miriam (last edited Mar 06, 2016 09:12AM)

Miriam
Self-portrait with Pyotr Konchalovsky, by Ilya Mashkov


message 1088: by Julio

Julio Genao R * A Reader Obsessed * wrote: "You're too sweet. Thanks for the invite!"

incorrect. I am selfish as well as lazy.


R * A Reader Obsessed * You're too sweet. Thanks for the invite!


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