Month: July 2014

A treadmill of one’s own

These are the first words I’ve written while walking at my new treadmill desk. When I do get spare time these days, I use it to write. Which means I don’t get a lot of exercise. I have used a standing desk at home…

An update on forthcoming stories

Now that I’ve been seriously writing and submitting short fiction for a few years, I’m getting a handle on the pattern: You go months without a sale, and despair. And then you get a few sales in quick succession, and you’re on top of…

Launch for Postscripts to Darkness 5

I am not in issue 5 of the Ottawa-based dark-fiction anthology series Postscripts to Darkness, but a bunch of talented people are. And I was fortunate enough to have a story in issue 4, and one forthcoming in issue 6 next year. I am…