It's been a banner year for me already, and it couldn't happen at a better time, given I'm still hunting for a full time job. So far, I've had three acceptances, signed two contracts, and I've just learned I'm a finalist in the Clarkesworld Readers' Poll for favourite story of 2018 for my short, The … Continue reading Clarkesworld Readers’ Poll 2018
It's that time of year again, and I'm happy to have a story out that the SFF community can read and consider, or just enjoy. The Anchorite Wakes was published in Clarkesworld in August, and you can read it here for free. This is my first pro sale, and makes me eligible for the Campbell, Nebula, … Continue reading Awards Eligibility 2018
Delighted to announce that my short story, 'The Anchorite Wakes', is now available in the August issue of Clarkesworld Magazine! You can read it here. This is a dream sale for me, to a market and editor I've long admired. I'm still pinching myself to make sure it's real. Check out the other excellent stories … Continue reading It’s Official! I’m in Clarkesworld Magazine!
Long time no see. Happy to say I've been busy and now I can talk about it. I've sold my short story 'The Bois', which made the 2017 recommended reading list for the Nebulas, to three markets. In my first translation sale ever, Spanish lovers of scifi will be able to read 'The Bois' in … Continue reading I Have Sold Things!
My Nebula recommended short, 'The Bois', is going to be in Rosarium Publishing's new Sunspot Jungle two-volume anthology! You can read the announcement here. I mean, did you see the names I'm going to be appearing alongside? DID YOU SEE? AND LOOK AT THIS COVER! I'm beyond flattered and excited to be included, and I'll … Continue reading The Sunspot Jungle Anthology Cometh!
I've never done this before, so I'll just jump right into it. Hi, my writing name is R.S.A. Garcia and I have a story eligible for awards this year. You can read 'The Bois' for free at this link. Really nice people said some really nice things about the story here and here. There's a … Continue reading 2017 Awards Eligibility
The title says it all! I'm so shocked and SO SO HAPPY! You can click on this link to see my name up in lights with all the other writers, a lot of whom I admire and can't believe I'm keeping company with! I'm recommended reading! Me! No idea how it happened, but I'm taking … Continue reading I’m On the Nebula Awards Recommended Reading List!
Yesterday I was curled up in a chair, ignoring my finicky WiFi and playing Farm Heroes on my phone - which has it's own internet - when I got momentarily dizzy and thought I felt my armchair shake. Turns out I was right. Around 11am, we did in fact experience an earthquake. A 5.7 to … Continue reading Shaken, Not Stirred
Hope you've all been behaving yourself while I'm away, putting the final scenes in my latest book. Remember I mentioned some good things were coming up for me soon? Well, one of them just dropped. Caribbean Beat magazine, the free in-flight magazine for Caribbean Airlines--one of the largest carriers in the Caribbean--interviewed me a while … Continue reading New Caribbean Beat Magazine Interview!
Found this great roundup of the recently concluded Trinidad and Tobago Film Festival (ttff). Great to see the films being appreciated, but even better to hear sound critical advice. Yes, our film-makers need to come from a more critical place, especially when making documentaries. We are presenting positive overviews right now, but I suspect as … Continue reading A Film Festival And A Dance Battle