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
More Cowbell! I have a friend I’ve known and worked with for years. She, like me, worked the horror that was Christmas Retail every year and made it through more-or-less mentally unscathed. One year, her mall hired a guy with a whole bunch of musical instruments (read: noisemakers) that he would hand out to a … Continue reading #ShortStoryMonth Day Four — “Matthew, Waiting,” by A.C. Wise
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!
It's time for day two of Can-Con! What's Can-Con? It's the Conference on Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature (see how "Can-Con" rolls off the tongue easier?), and it's fantastic. Also, bonus, as I mentioned yesterday, not only am I taking part in Can-Con, myself, Christian Baines, and Stephen Graham King are manning a table … Continue reading Can-Con 2018 — Where I’ll Be, and don’t forget the @BoldStrokeBooks Table!
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
It's time for more of my favourite reads, and today I figured I'd go gay. Well, y'know, I'm always gay, but today... You know what? Never mind. Here are some more of the books I read this year and loved. If you love yourself some gay fiction, I have some options for you. Or, y'know, … Continue reading Make the Yuletide Gay