The always-excellent SF Signal podcast recommends my story “The Telling” for a Hugo Award.
My story “The Telling” is out now at Beneath Ceaseless Skies: read it for free on their website. It got a “Recommended” from Locus Magazine, and good reviews here and here.
It’s with no small delight that I can announce that my short story The Telling has sold to the excellent Fantasy fiction website Beneath Ceaseless Skies. It should be appearing sometime in the second half of 2012; more info coming as I get it.
Masses of monsters! Bountiful beasts! It’s the Shared Worlds Critter Corral! I am delighted to have helped out with this fantastically cool project, part of a registration and fund drive in support of the Shared Worlds SF/F teen writing camp! It features all new flash fiction from Neil Gaiman, Michael [read more...]
I’ve got a stack of stories either cooling their heels in the slush or pacing the halls of my laptop waiting for delivery of a few more words. Here’s a glimpse of a few:
For the Clarion Write-a-Thon, I am revising the six drafts I wrote during Clarion 2010. My first week story is titled “The Last Cup”. I came up with the idea Saturday while driving down to San Diego with Clarion-mates Jennifer Hsyu and Dallas Taylor, and wrote it up over the [read more...]
When an idea is is startling and original, we say “it comes out of nowhere”. But the best of those ideas feel like they did in fact come from somewhere, someplace that had been previously hidden. It’s a thrill not so much of innovation as it is of discovery; you [read more...]
And it’s a doozy: her story “The Hungry Ghost” will be appearing in Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Sword & Sorceress XXVI, edited by Elisabeth Waters, from Norilana Books. The Sword & Sorceress series has been running since 1984, and over those years has been one of the few places to find strong [read more...]
My Clarion classmate Kali Wallace’s beautiful story “Botanical Exercises for Curious Girls” is out in the March/April issue of Fantasy and Science Fiction. Kali write the first draft at Clarion, and it was both lovely and creepy in just the right measures. Do what I am doing now: shut down [read more...]
As I mentioned in a recent post, my friends in the class of Clarion 2010 continue to amaze and astound. As further evidence, I submit this story from Tamsyn Muir at Fantasy Magazine. The first draft of this was workshopped at Clarion, and it was so sweet and honest [read more...]