Locus Awards!

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!

Locus Recommended Reading List and Clarkesworld Readers Poll 2019

  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

The Sun From Both Sides – Clarkesworld

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

Clarkesworld Readers’ Poll 2018

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

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

Happy New Year! Time to Start Writing Now.

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.

Kameron Hurley Gets Real With Writers

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

The Best Thing I Ever Ate

Lawrence M. Schoen--who needs to teach me the Klingon language some day--graciously invited me to partake of his unusual feature, 'Eating Authors', in which various authors recall their most memorable meal. Find out what was my favourite meal ever and why. Just click here. And if you came here because you found me through Dr. … Continue reading The Best Thing I Ever Ate