Month: September 2014

Diversity within a story

I’m drafting a new short story. It’ll be quite short, just a few thousand words. Something has been troubling me about it and I realized today what it is: While there are women and people of colour in it, they are off-stage and do…

In which I sign with a literary agent

The short version for anyone who hasn’t yet seen my crowing about this in social media: I am now a client of Jennie Goloboy of Red Sofa Literary Agency. Calloo callay! I must say it has been lovely to get all the welcoming messages from…

My Can-Con 2014 schedule

The schedule for Can-Con, Ottawa’s SFF convention, is out. It’s from Oct. 3 to 5 this year. As always with conventions, this is preliminary, so take it with the requisite salt. But it looks like a lot of fun. On Friday evening, I’ll be reading…

Notes on three new stories

I’ve had three stories come out all within a few days of each other, oddly. Three of my very favourite stories, too. They were all quite research-intensive and scared me/taught me a lot in the writing. I’m going to try to make these notes…