Category: Blog

What I published in 2017

Yes, there are still six weeks left in the calendar year, but Nebula nominations have opened, and none of my forthcoming stuff is likely to appear before 2018, so here’s my yearly round-up. If you read one thing I wrote this year, I’d love…

Guest Post by Wendy Nikel: Finding Finney in the Pages of The Continuum

by Wendy Nikel Time travel has always been of interest to me. As a kid, I remember laughing at Jon Scieszka’s Time Warp Trio series and cozying up with Caroline B. Cooney’s Both Sides of Time. The Prisoner of Azkaban was easily my favorite…

A new collaborative story

How many writers can collaborate on a single short story without it collapsing into an incoherent, unpublishable mess? I don’t know the answer to that, but I do know the number is higher than nine. The writer Gareth D. Jones stitched together the work…

My Can-Con 2017 schedule

My favourite convention is coming up next month! (I might be a little biased, given that Can-Con is also my hometown convention.) I’m the accessibility co-ordinator, so please get in touch if you have questions or concerns. Here’s my draft schedule — subject to…

On writing to fit

Most of the stories I’ve sold in 2017 have sold to anthologies, rather than magazines (including a couple of sales I can’t yet talk about). This pleases me, for reasons that might require a bit of explanation. Anthologies are not better markets than magazines…

Cover reveal: Armed in Her Fashion

Every conversation I had with a family member to tell them ChiZine Publications had offered to publish two of my novels included the sentence: “And the books will have great covers!” Because ChiZine does covers like no one else. I mean, look. I am…

A free story and an interview

August is flying by, and I’m busy working away on my game, on Draft 3 of a novel, and on spending some time with my kid. But in the meantime, a few bits and pieces of news: I’ve made my story “Traveller, Take Me”…