A huge thank you to everyone who participated yesterday in my birthday "make noise about a book" day. In honour of my being forty-four, I figured I'd pick four of the responses here and give them an extra boost. First off, the winner of my wee random-number-generated draw's pick, was Heather, who described this particular … Continue reading Four for Forty-Four
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
I'm not done my holiday shopping yet (I know, I know, three years out of retail and I've become "that guy"). In my defence, I had a major fall last week on the ice and my arm, shoulder, and hand have been weak and aching ever since (I did something to the muscles near my forearm … Continue reading Queermas (Part one)!
I often feel very self-serving when I talk about anthologies in which I have a story included. I generally discuss them without mentioning my story at all. In this particular case, not including myself there are over a hundred other authors, so I'm feeling very little shame in talking about this anthology. The blurb really … Continue reading Sunday Shorts – Discovery: QSF’s Second Annual Flash Fiction Contest anthology
Having recently watched Sense8, I have to admit, the romantic notion of the whole cop thing is a thing for a reason. Will was pretty hot, and there's just something about a man in uniform swooping in to save the day. I know, I know, I'm totally caving to a stereotype, and I know most … Continue reading Sunday Shorts – “Line of Sight,” by Jenn Burke