Happy New Year and I hope you all had a great holiday season. Those of you who follow me on Twitter or Mastodon already know this, but it was a crazy past couple of weeks so I'm only now getting around to this blog. I've sold my fantasy novella, The Unbearable Taste of Fruit and … Continue reading Sale! Sale! Sale!
Awards Eligibility Post
It's that time of year again! I only had one story published in 2020, but it's eligible for the short story category for awards such as the Nebulas, Hugos, World Fantasy Awards, and anyone else awarding for fantasy stories. Fire in His Eyes, Blood On His Teeth was published in the Devil's Ways anthology edited … Continue reading Awards Eligibility Post
New Story Day!
My new story, 'Fire in His Eyes, Blood on His Teeth' is out today! It's one of the stories in the new 'Devil's Way's' anthology by Dragonwell Publishing and edited by the amazing Anna Kashina. Every story is inspired by the Devil and his many forms, and mine is about fighting your demons and features … Continue reading New Story Day!
Awards Eligibility 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
I Have Sold Things!
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!
Just so you guys know, it worked. You know that book I was posting bits of pieces of on here? The Nightward? Well, as planned, I finished writing it during my break. I've moved on to beta readers and continuous edits, which will end either when the book is bought and polished, or when I trunk it. … Continue reading Success!!
A Few Good Women…
Earlier this year, Barnes and Noble did a great article featuring 7 speculative fiction books that feature strong female characters. Is it exhaustive? By no means. But it has a nice mix of modern and classic and also had the good sense to include the queen of Caribbean speculative fiction, Nalo Hopkinson. Seriously, if you … Continue reading A Few Good Women…
SciFi From Around The World
There's a cool article in the Guardian today for anyone looking for links so they can start reading scifi that isn't default American/English. Scifi from all corners of the globe has always been around, but recently some of those works have been hitting the mainstream, culminating in this year's Hugo Awards, where the Chinese novel, The Three-Body … Continue reading SciFi From Around The World
Excerpt: The Nightward – A Battle Approaches
I'm a bit busy today, so I thought I'd post a tiny excerpt from The Nightward wherein the Lady Gretchen and her Amazores prepare to do battle with an ancient weapon called the Dark. The Amazores waited in the cold. Even the walls above were empty of their presence. Behind Lady Gretchen, the sounds of … Continue reading Excerpt: The Nightward – A Battle Approaches
Stephen King On Stephen King
Sorry I was off for a while. Wasn't feeling too well. Better now and hoping to get back on schedule with everything. The New York Times ran a great piece by Stephen King on prolific writers, which you might have already read. Like him, I think every writer has their own process and their own … Continue reading Stephen King On Stephen King