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!
And the Winner Is... One of my favourite things to come out of the Saints and Sinners Literary Festival is the yearly fiction competition anthology. Born from the Short Fiction contest, the New Fiction from the Festival anthologies run the range of LGBT characters and cross all manner of genres with the loose theme of "saint" … Continue reading #ShortStoryMonth Day Seventeen — “Basketball Fever,” by Maureen Brady