A lot of writers are doing end of year publishing or awards eligibility round-ups this time of year. While I’m not quite to that point yet, what I am doing is gearing up for some really exciting writing projects and setting up my new year bullet journal to keep track of all the plotting.… Read more.
Last week I attended Viable Paradise, a workshop for writers of science fiction and fantasy held each year in Martha’s Vineyard. Part of the research before applying to Viable Paradise included the inevitable googling for alumni and reviews. Viable Paradise’s reputation was generally glowing, but one theme that popped up over and over again and dominated reviews was the sense of community and friendship.… Read more.
A little flash fiction on podcasting the apocalypse and what actually living with vampires might look like if they forewent secret societies and took the bureaucratic approach.
A flash fiction bit about a school for those who train to fight monsters, and the one student who trains to fight the fighters. Which came from the thought, “What if useless sidekicks actually had ulterior motives and training?” …and how much high school sucks.… Read more.
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A news story made the rounds on social media a few months ago, about a girl who regularly fed crows and the crows, in return, brought her little trinkets as gifts. So I wondered, what would happen if those crows were ravens?… Read more.
In between working on my current novel, I’ve taken breaks by writing character sketches and scenes for other stories I want to explore one day. One of those is the idea of a librarian in the afterlife, charged with the care of all the creative works that never got written, painted, or otherwise created–the banished, unwritten works that never made it into the world.… Read more.