My novelette “Moss” out in Silver Blade!

Eeeep! I didn’t realise that my novelette “Moss” had already appeared in Silver Blade Magazine – but it has! This is my longest published story to date – a novelette, eeee! I feel so happy it’s out and I can share it with everyone! Read “Moss” here! Note: trigger warning for (implied) incest: the story […]

Sunday recs: The Goblin Emperor

A novel for today’s Sunday recs: I just read Katherine Addison’s novel The Goblin Emperor and was, quite frankly, blown away. I haven’t loved a novel this much in ages! It was the perfect escape amidst a very busy couple of weeks. I may or may not have uttered a “noooooo” when I realised the […]

Writing music, writing dance

Do you have things that you constantly try to capture in writing, but only rarely succeed, and if so, only partially? I have several – well, everyone probably does – but the two that I struggle the most to capture are music and dance. I’m deeply into the contemporary Finnish folk music and dance scene; […]

Poems, poems! (inkscrawl & origami)

The June issue of inkscrawl is out! (Well, it came out last week already, but I was busy travelling so didn’t have the chance to post about it.) Huzzah! It looks wonderful and I can’t wait to read the rest of the poems. So happy to be a contributor – I’ve loved inkscrawl for years. […]

Sunday recs: Recent faves

Here’s some stories I’ve read and really enjoyed these past few days: Forestspirit, Forestspirit by Bogi Tak√°cs (in Clarkesworld) – a great SF piece, and superyay for nonbinary character and nonviolence! The Cure by Malinda Lo (in the new issue of Interfictions) – feat. a great atmosphere and creepy (based on history) hysteria cures. Grandmother-nai-Leylit’s […]

Lengthening nights

During May a lingering flu, grant applications, and other PhD work basically ate up all my energy. But now I’ve been getting into the writing groove again. I finished and submitted a story on Monday in a glorious frenzy. I submitted two more stories yesterday. I’ve been dipping my toes into poetry again. I’m pondering […]