Hey all! It's #CanCon2019 starting, like, right now, and so, a quick post on where I'll be and when. The con is sold out (which is freaking incredible) but if you're in the area the Dealer Room is open to the public. (Oh, and sidenote: whilst not in these places, when the dealer's room is … Continue reading #CanCon2019 — Where I’ll Be!
Yesterday, while I was at Limestone Genre Expo, some other genre news happened: the Prix Aurora Awards ballot was released, and it turns out Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks was nominated in the Best Young Adult Novel category. First, huge congratulations to everyone on the ballot, in all the categories. I'm particularly stoked to see … Continue reading Cole Just Poofed onto The Aurora Ballot!
Really, as Christian Baines pointed out, it was like a particularly stereotypical queer scene out of rom-com. We three queer fellows had left a room full of queer women talking the trade... To go shopping. Myself, Jeffrey Ricker, and Christian were standing in a Nottingham Marks & Spencer, and I was asking them to let … Continue reading Living the Life — @boldstrokebooks day two in Nottingham
The Bold Strokes Books retreat has begun, and the first morning has passed. I ended up trying a last-minute pitch at Pitchapalooza (where I was totally—and rightfully—the loser to Barbara Ann Wright's wizard with an exploding problem), absorbed some awesome knowledge from Cindy about POV, and then got caught up on the state of things … Continue reading Queer Spaces
It's that time of the week again! I'd hoped to start today's entry with an update about the NYCMidnight Flash Fiction Challenge, but they're delaying results fifteen hours. Womp-womp. But I did have the thrilling, not-at-all intimidating realization that if I do make it through to the third round, I'll have to write my next … Continue reading Writing Wednesday – Flash a Naked Heart
This last week has been much, much better. Wordcount is flowing, even I'm starting to get sick of the rain, and my books arrived for Romancing the Capital, which is in less than a month and oh wow, that's really soon. The other thing that will happen this week is the Flash Fiction Challenge, from … Continue reading Writing Wednesday – Typa Typa Typa.