So, I got the best Christmas present ever when, a few days before Christmas, I got the news that Clarkesworld Magazine would be publishing my first ever novella. 'Philia, Eros, Storge Agape, Pragma' is the prequel / sequel to my Locus recommended novelette, 'The Sun From Both Sides', about war, forgiveness and all the loves … Continue reading New Novella at Clarkesworld!
My novelette The Sun From Both Sides is on the Locus Awards long list and voting closes TOMORROW, Wed 15 April! Locus Magazine is one of the premiere scifi magazines in the world, and being long listed is a great honour for me. I'm actually on it twice, as my story 'The Anchorite Wakes' … Continue reading Locus Awards!
I have two huge announcements! Locus Magazine, has released their yearly recommended reading list, which is the long list for the Locus Awards. My novelette, 'The Sun from Both Sides' has been nominated alongside such incredible authors as Elizabeth Bear, Nnedi Okorafor, N.K. Jemisin, Tobias Buckell, Karen Lord, Nalo Hopkinson, and Rebecca Roanhorse! My … Continue reading Locus Recommended Reading List and Clarkesworld Readers Poll 2019
Happy to announce my first ever novelette has been sold to Clarkesworld Magazine! The Sun From Both Sides is now live and can be read for free here. This is a very special one for me, and also one of the things I worked the most exhaustively on in the recent past. More editing passes … Continue reading The Sun From Both Sides – Clarkesworld
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
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
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
This happened on John Scalzi's blog... Today's New Books and ARCs, 4/28/15. Yeah. That's my book, LEX TALIONIS on that pile. And on my birthday too!
Yep. We had a great time eating the food and drinking the drink. Marathon watching TV shows on Netflix and going to the cinema to cheer for the final chapter of The Hobbit. So we are all refreshed now and should be ready for what comes next. A year of great storytelling. We will be … Continue reading Happy New Year! Time to Start Writing Now.
I read this piece today at Chuck Wendig's blog. It said what I believe about the writing business, but in a much more elegant way. There is, for example, a reason I called it a business. But when award-winning writer Kameron Hurley says it, it sounds so much better. Must be that whole 'award-winning writer' … Continue reading Kameron Hurley Gets Real With Writers