Failing I haven't done a proper writing update much at all this year, as I'm sure both my loyal readers have noticed. To put a fine point on it, the reason is this: 2019 fucking sucked as a writing year for me. And early, that started to feel like failure. Probably back in, say, February, … Continue reading Failing, Losing, Faking It, Self-Rejection, Earning Out, and other “Fun” Things About 2019
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!
Everyone ready for the last day of Can-Con? What's Can-Con? Well, if you've not been around the last couple of days, it's the Conference on Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature (see why we call it "Can-Con"?), and it's fabulous. Also, not only am I taking part in Can-Con, but also myself, Christian Baines, and Stephen … Continue reading Can-Con 2018 — Where I’ll Be and the last day for the @BoldStrokeBooks table!
It's time for day two of Can-Con! What's Can-Con? It's the Conference on Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature (see how "Can-Con" rolls off the tongue easier?), and it's fantastic. Also, bonus, as I mentioned yesterday, not only am I taking part in Can-Con, myself, Christian Baines, and Stephen Graham King are manning a table … Continue reading Can-Con 2018 — Where I’ll Be, and don’t forget the @BoldStrokeBooks Table!
It's that time of year again, when I pack up my bag and head downtown Ottawa for Can-Con! What's Can-Con? It's the Conference on Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature (yeah, it's a mouthful), and it's pretty much magic. This year, I'm not only taking part in Can-Con, I've hooked arms with two other … Continue reading Can-Con 2018—Where I’ll Be, and the @BoldStrokeBooks Table