I’m delighted to have sold my story “Bloom” to Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine. I first drafted it at the 2010 Clarion Writers’ Workshop, and started looking at it again a couple of months ago. It should appear sometime in late 2013. My story “Lost Wax” will be appearing in the [read more...]
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.
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:
The second week of my Clarion Write-a-Thon effort was somewhat the reverse of the first week. My first week story at Clarion 2010 had seemed like a complete loss at the time, but last week I stripped it down to the basics of motivation and conflict, and found what feels like [read more...]
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...]
Six weeks, six stories, 152 pages, 31,000 words. Not to mention five one-on-ones with my writing heroes, three significant rewrites, strange and challenging writing exercises, over 2800 pages of personal critiques, and something like 80 stories from my Clarion-mates to read. Oh, and did I mention twenty-odd friends for life?
My short story “Freia in the Sunlight” was in the December issue of Asimov’s Science Fiction, available via Fictionwise! This story was written for my Clarion Writers’ Workshop application. Read more about the story here.
My short story Freia in the Sunlight has sold to Asimov’s Science Fiction! Many many thanks to Sheila Williams, the Editor at Asimov’s, who asks tricky questions and expects good answers. See below for more on the story. I’ll post about issue dates and such as soon as I know myself!
This is my sixth story. At 4200 words, it’s my shortest yet, and my third official “short story”. (The SFWA definition is under 7500 words…) I’d been batting the idea for this one around for a week or two, but I needed a second short story for my Clarion [read more...]