Failing, Losing, Faking It, Self-Rejection, Earning Out, and other “Fun” Things About 2019

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

#ShortStoryMonth Day Nine — “That Door is a Mischief,” by Alex Jeffers

Through the Door I love connected short fiction. I love Alex Jeffers' talent and skill and sheer artistry with short fiction. I love one of his characters I bumped into, I think, in Icarus magazine way back in the day: Liam, the fairy raised by gay dads who found him. All this came into a … Continue reading #ShortStoryMonth Day Nine — “That Door is a Mischief,” by Alex Jeffers

Can-Con 2018 — Where I’ll Be and the last day for the @BoldStrokeBooks table!

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!