Putting these down somewhere so that I have some sense of accountability. In 2016, I wrote 27 short stories, 1 novelette, and 2 poems, edited one novel, and wrote another. Now that the kids are in preschool two morning a week–something that really helped me churn out the words during this fall and winter–I’m hoping… Continue reading 2017 writing goals
Coming soon – a post where I slobber over all the best SF&F that I read from this past year. But the much shorter list to write is my own award eligible work from 2016, when I made my first pro sale! Here are the big three that I had out this year. “Tomorrow’s World“,… Continue reading 2016 award eligibility post
… No. Because it IS shameful to look at a package deal that not only includes but centralizes a great big pile of white nationalism and say, “Yes, I’ll have that, please and thank you.” Because it’s shameful to demand, over and over again, that liberals “understand” them. Where do you think a… Continue reading “Stop shaming Trump voters!”
Haven’t posted here for a while–I’ll have to be better about that! In the meantime, here’s the latest and greatest work of mine to hit your Kindle, computer screen, and/or page. “To Touch the Sun Before It Fades” at Persistent Visions: a story about relationships, loss, and ice mining on Pluto–and free to read!… Continue reading Recent publication updates!
Well, I’ve decided to give PitchWars a shot again this year. Thanks for stopping by, potential mentors and fellow mentee hopefuls! Here’s a picture of my dog in a sombrero, just to get thing off on the right note. About me: Stinky cheese and funky beer enthusiast, former mad scientist, She-Hulk fangirl, and CrossFit… Continue reading #PitchWars mentee bio (no minute like the last minute)
My Baen Award-winning story, “Dear Ammi“, is now live on the site! Please check it out if you like space heroics, self-sacrifice, and sarcasm. (It does have some shooty-shooty stuff so if you may not be in the headspace to deal with that this week, keep that in mind before clicking over.) I’m so glad… Continue reading IT’S ALIIIIVE: “Dear Ammi” at Baen.com
I am about as tired and about as happy as I can remember after an amazing weekend in San Juan, PR, where I got to attend the International Space Development Conference, where the folks at Baen were kind enough to send me. They were also nice enough to bestow me with a shiny chunk of… Continue reading Bragging Alert: Jim Baen Memorial Short Story Award-Style