Around the end of December 2013, I came upon a post with pretty pictures of the 33 most beautiful abandoned places in the world. One of those clickbaity list posts, but this one struck a chord. I love the desolate beauty of abandoned things. And so I decided to write something about all 33, inspired […]
Month: January 2015
Award eligibility post (works published in 2014)
Firstly: this feels so weird. Award eligibility is for real writers, right? Not me? No, shut up, evil!brain. (This post by Amal El-Mohtar is very relevant…) Anyway, I have done my research and to the best of my knowledge, it appears that the following works are eligible for awards (for 2014): Poetry (eligible for the […]
An Alphabet of Embers ToC!
Rose Lemberg, the editor of the forthcoming anthology An Alphabet of Embers (which includes my story “The City Beneath the Sea”), has posted the full ToC on her website: check it out! I can’t overstate how excited I am by this project! I’m really looking forward to reading the other contributions when the anthology comes […]
Sunday recs: Three stories and a novel
Hi, this is me procrastinating! Soon, soon I will go and finish the zero draft of a story that’s been unreasonably hard to write considering that I know how it ends and all… Anyway, here’s three stories I read sometime late last year and enjoyed: Collector’s Item by Daniel McPherson (in Daily Science Fiction): a […]