Of Echoes Born will be available at the Bold Strokes Books website this Friday, June 1st. To say I'm excited about this collection would be a wee understatement, because—this will surprise no one who knows me—short fiction is my favourite. That doesn't mean I don't have space in my heart for other things. Both as … Continue reading Welcome to the Village
The dedication for Of Echoes Born is to all the editors I've ever worked with, especially in short fiction, and two people in specific: Becky Cochrane and Timothy J. Lambert. They're wonderful authors (and also one-half of a wonderful quartet of authors who write under the pseudonym Timothy James Beck), and they gave me my … Continue reading Ian
Hi everyone! There was a snafu with WestJet (by which I mean, we ended up rerouted—again—just like last year, and had to bolt for the plane to Hawai'i with seconds to spare) and as a result of this, we've got no luggage. Which means I've got no power cord for my lap-top, which means this … Continue reading Quick update!
Last month I struggled with submitting my goal of "one thing a month" but I pulled it off at the last moment. This month, I've still not sent anything off yet, but there's a week left. Also? I got a rejection, so, y'know. The writer's life. That said, this month I've been working on line … Continue reading Writing Wednesday — Submit!
I had a fantastic conversation with someone today that got me thinking about scars, and specifically the role of scars in Saving the Date. When I made the choice to write Morgan as a character with violence-inflicted scars, I made the choice to also write him as someone who doesn’t have a positive relationship with … Continue reading Saving the Date — Scars
Hey all! As this is the week leading up to Saving the Date's release, I thought I'd take today to give you a teaser of Morgan, and where he's at before the story begins. One of the things I wanted to accomplish with Saving the Date was to show how Morgan, as a survivor of … Continue reading Saving the Date — Excerpt