Some authors are really, really good at making appearances and taking part in events, making an ongoing dialog available on a regular basis. Others end up booking four things in one extended weekend. Guess which I am? Go on, guess. I'll wait. BSB Bookathon, April 8-10, 2022; register here. The Bold Strokes Books Bookathon It's … Continue reading Bold Strokes, Bookathon, and Bag of Giving (oh my!)
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
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!
Today's Friday Flash Fic is a picture I took last week in San Francisco. There's this door on a street that's just freaking awesome (there's another right beside it that's totally done in the same design of the snake-locked-door from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, too). Anyway, it's a pretty awesome door, and … Continue reading Friday Flash Fics — Muse, Unamused
This is a much happier post to write about Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks. A while back, I mentioned that there was a problem getting the books out to e-tailers and retailers, especially in Canada. Well, good news. They've arrived! This is a shot of them arriving in a local brick-and-mortar up here in Canada, … Continue reading An Update on the Availability of Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks — They’re Arriving!
Hi everyone! I've had a lot of you reach out to me over the last few weeks about trying to get hold of Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks and how it's not happening, and I wanted to update everyone. First? Beyond anything else, thank you. The reason this happened turns out to be how awesome … Continue reading An Update on the Availability of Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks