Given the last couple of weeks, I've been remiss in mentioning ALSO's upcoming 'Persisting Beyond Margins' event, the second annual Banned Book Night. It's Saturday, September 22nd, from 7:00p to 9:00p at Heartwood House (404 McArthur Avenue) here in Ottawa. Tickets are $40, and you can check out the details (and pick up tickets) here. I … Continue reading Persisting Beyond Margins Banned Book Night — Saturday September 22nd, 2018.
Ah, September! The ninth collection of stories! Before anything else, though, I want to say "Thank you" to everyone who sent messages of support. Coach has left a giant husky-sized hole in our life, and everything else took a dive in the meanwhile. So, thank you. Now, what's this? If you've not bumped into these … Continue reading September Flash Fiction Draw Roundup
Here’s my entry for the September Flash Fiction Draw Challenge (the post for the original September draw is here). In case you didn’t know about this challenge, there’s a video here explaining (and showing the monthly draw), but the quick version is this: I use three suits from a deck of cards to randomly put together a genre … Continue reading Home — A Flash Fiction Draw Challenge
September! Today is the first Monday of the month, so I dug out my Geek & Sundry playing cards and did the draw for the monthly challenge. Pardon, you might say? Well, if you're new to these here parts, the deal is this: I set a challenge to myself (and anyone else who wanted to … Continue reading September Flash Fiction Draw
Bold Strokes Books is having a weekend-long webstore Customer Appreciation Event, which knocks all ebooks and paperbacks 15% off. Given that Bold Strokes Books is where I've published all my novels and my first collection—as well as many, many anthologies in which I have a story—this is kind of awesome. The sale runs until Monday … Continue reading Customer Appreciation Weekend at Bold Strokes Books Webstore!
This week's Friday Flash Fics struck me as exactly the kind of guy I pictured as Luke, from 'The Psychometry of Snow' (one of the stories in Of Echoes Born). So I rolled with that. The mountains in the background made me think of B.C. again, where Luke likes to visit between his other work, … Continue reading Friday Flash Fics — Lost