2014 in review

On 1 January I made a post about my writing in 2013 and my hopes for 2014. I like looking back on the past year at its end, so here we go again. My writing goals for 2014 were (slightly abridged): Get a story published! Get more poems published. Work on a poetry collection. Increase […]

“Munankuorikehto” out in Spin magazine

My Finnish-language flash fiction piece about fairies, “Munankuorikehto” (‘Egg-Shell Cradle’), is out in the Turku Science Fiction Society’s magazine Spin! Huzzah! Here is the link to the issue itself (in Finnish). It came out a couple of weeks ago already, but I was unaware of the fact because I haven’t received my contributor’s copy yet. […]

“Raw Honey” in the SH poetry podcast

Merry Christmas/Winter Holiday of Your Choice, all! I’ve had a lovely two days of delicious food and family hangout, and am now nudging myself into the writing groove again. I have a first draft of a story to write… While I was engaged in Christmas preparations, Strange Horizons released the podcast of December’s poetry. Listen […]

Sunday recs: The Dishonesty of Dreams

Today’s reading recommendation is a poetry collection: The Dishonesty of Dreams by Adrienne J. Odasso. I’ve been reading Adrienne’s poetry for a long time; I really admire her work so I’d love for other people to find her stuff, too. Here’s my review of The Dishonesty of Dreams (copied from Amazon.com): The Dishonesty of Dreams […]

Sunday recs: Long time no rec

Sooo it’s been quite a while since I last posted any Sunday recs. I’ll try to get back into the game again – I’ve been reading lots, as always, but have neglected to recommend my favourites. Here’s a few poems I’ve enjoyed over the past few weeks: “The Glass Men” by Alexandra Seidel (in Ideomancer). […]

“Raw Honey” in Strange Horizons

My poem “Raw Honey” is up in the latest issue of Strange Horizons. Yay! I’m so happy to be part of such a wonderful magazine, and for the second time too. Read the poem here! I’m well pleased with this poem. In my mind it’s set in the same world as my previous SH poem […]

Story sale to Luna Station Quarterly

My short story “The Ruin” will be appearing in the next issue of Luna Station Quarterly, on 1 March 2015. LSQ is dedicated to showcasing women writing speculative fiction, and I’m looking forward to being part of this lovely project. Huzzah! Pleasingly, this story is set in the same world as my Nanowrimo novel for […]