So this one has been a long while coming, but honestly, it's just that everything happened so fast. In late September of last year, I noticed a bump on my breast. It was like a pimple but nothing happened when I poked at it. I went to my GP, and then got an ultrasound, and … Continue reading The Dreaded C-Word
I have a new blog post up at Fantasy Book Cafe for Women in SF&F month. In it, I talk about the things I love and celebrate as part of this worldwide community of SF&F lovers. And a little about the things that made me, me. You can read it here. Hope you enjoy! Till … Continue reading New Blog Post at Fantasy Book Cafe
So, in addition to becoming a bestselling author for the first time in my life, I found out the day after the Hugo Awards winners were announced that I'd been long-listed for the Astounding Award for Best New Writer. Very chuffed about that. Thank you so much to everyone who voted for me. Congratulations to … Continue reading Hugo Awards and CoNZealand Fringe
The sale on LEX TALIONIS has been a roaring success, and that's entirely due to you, dear reader! Over the last weekend, LEX TALIONIS was an Amazon bestseller in the US, Canada and Australia -- and climbed the rankings into the top 10 in the UK as well -- in both the broad science fiction … Continue reading Thank You!
...and it's not even half over. It's extra hard to figure out how best to say what I want to say, given all that's going on in the world, so here goes. I'll try to keep this to the point. I'm lucky enough to be in a country that prepared for the pandemic and managed … Continue reading It’s Been One Hell Of A Year…
Click here to view my Facebook interview with the St. James Public Library of Trinidad and Tobago as part of their initiative to interview and support more local authors via books clubs in libraries around the country. Coronavirus may have put an end to my library tour, but this was one way to keep the … Continue reading Another Interview!
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
I really suck at this posting regularly thing, don't I? I make all these resolutions every year and manage to still manage to be more erratic than Trump's tweeting schedule. Well, anyway, here I go again. Haven't got that much to say except sorry for being silent so long and I hope I do better … Continue reading Still Doing the Grind