I used to be a bigger fan of resolutions when I was younger, and I generally kept them, but the older I get the more I try to think of them more as solutions to things that are impeding me in some way. So, last year I managed something pretty amazing: I completed writing two … Continue reading Writing Wednesday — Re: Solutions
Final Tally So, this year my goal was to submit something once a month and to be better about reprints and finding homes for reprints. I succeeded, I think, by both measures, and frankly, I'm chuffed. The final numbers? I submitted 17 pieces for publication (5 of which were reprints), and I had 8 acceptances … Continue reading Writing Wednesday – At the Closing of the Year
For those playing the home game, I didn't make it through to the last round of the NYCMidnight Flash Fiction contest, but it ended up feeling as much as a relief as it did a disappointment. I did make an honorable mention for my queer Ganymede re-telling of a Greek myth as a mystery, but … Continue reading Writing Wednesday – Ideas!
I have a surprise announcement today, in the form of an e-book anthology of holiday stories. Just Another Winter's Tale was the brainchild of Matthew Bright (he of the brilliant Inkspiral Book & Cover Design), and is a gathering of seven wee tales of the holiday by myself, Matthew Bright, Nicholas M. Campbell, Michael Thomas … Continue reading Writing Wednesday — Just Another Winter’s Tale
Okay, it's possible I'm overstating, but here's the thing: as of this week, both Of Echoes Born (which now exists as a pre-order!) and Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks are drafted. They're off in the wheels of publishing, awaiting the next steps, and that means both my major deadline projects are done. So, scratch that, … Continue reading Writing Wednesday – The Most Wonderful Update of the Year
It's Wednesday again (already!) so here I am checking in. The outside temperature has been falling for a while, and while we were in Toronto this weekend, there was snow. His Fluffy Lordship is so very happy with this turn of events, and we've had a couple of walks now where the dog has made … Continue reading Writing Wednesday – Husky Hearts and Holidays