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Another Crack

I sent my Clarion West and Clarion UCSD applications off last weekend. What a relief to have it finally done! This is my fifth try for CW and my fourth for UCSD. I reckon I’ve gone through all of the stages of grief after being rejected in previous years. Right now, I’m feeling excited and […]

2015 Reading Challenge

There have been a few posts floating around lately about different kinds of reading challenges. I think that they’re always a good idea. Me, I’m guilty of too many re-reads. There’s nothing I love more than pulling one of my favourite books off my shelf and basking in the story, in the characters. It’s the […]

2015 Writing Goals

There are a few things I want to do this year (like take a tour of Tasmania’s whiskey distilleries, hell yeah) but most of my goals are writing-based. Here they are, in the interest of accountability. 1. Submit to Clarion and Clarion West. This will be my fifth crack and West and my fourth crack […]

QDSF: So Say We All

Lightspeed Magazine have recently launched their Kickstarter for Queers Destroy Science Fiction, and hey, they hit their target already! Amazing! Today’s personal essay is one from me (you can read it here, without needing to back the project!) I’m so delighted and happy to have been asked to contribute an essay. I hope that you […]

Award Season!

I thought I’d do a round-up post on the work of mine that is eligible for awards this year. It’s nice to see a whole lot more runs on the board than in 2013 (I think it was just some flash?). So! I’m eligible for the Campbell Award for Best New Writer, as well as […]

Favourite _______ of the Year 2014

Chuck Wendig asked us what our favourite things of 2014 were. I’m stealing his list and posting a link to this because it’s my blog and I can do what I want! (Also, because lists like this are fun, and it’s a lovely way to wrap up a year!) 1) Favorite novel of the year? Gonna […]

The Box Wife Now Available

I’m very happy to announce that my horror short story “The Box Wife” is now available in Shock Totem #9! You can grab it on Kindle here, or pre-order a print edition (yes! It is in actual print! Swoon!) here. Here’s what editor K. Allen Wood has to say about it: With a touch of SF, […]