Month: October 2015

My Can-Con 2015 schedule

Here in Ottawa on Hallowe’en weekend, I’ll be at Can-Con, an annual science fiction and fantasy convention. The schedule is out. Here’s what I’ll be doing:   Sat. Oct. 31, 4 p.m. Magic and Magical Systems: Leah Bobet, Leah Petersen, Jim Davies, Gabrielle Harbowy, Kate…

Extra, extra! New mailing list

In case you didn’t notice the little widget over at the top right, I now have a mailing list. I plan to send out a newsletter about once a month; never more frequently than that. It will include: A roundup of recent publications Upcoming events…

The dreaded author photo, or Hey, that wasn’t so bad

I think it’s fair to say that writers, in general, dislike the need for publicity shots. And yet that need is undeniable — and not only for published novelists. Magazines and anthologies often ask for photos to accompany bios. So do blogs and newspapers…