My story Two Things About Thrand Zandy’s TechnoThèque is out now in The Journal of Unlikely Cryptography, with original art by Dermot Power! Here’s an excerpt from an interview that will be appearing at the Journal soon: I wrote the first draft of Two Things About Thrand Zandy’s TechoThèque in the final [read more…]

It’s been a busy month or two, and as usual I am playing catch-up here at the blog.  My own big news is that I am now working at Lucasfilm Animation, on a soon-to-be announced project. I’ve been busy on various projects for friends, including Dermot Power and his son [read more…]

For maximum oddness watch this fullscreen at 720p HD! I made this video to celebrate the release of the ODD? anthology series from Cheeky Frawg Books.  The first volume features a odd and awesome story from my Clarion classmate Karin Tidbeck, as well as stories from Amos Tutuola, Nalo Hopkinson, Jeffrey Ford, [read more…]

Clarion-mate Dustin Monk’s story El Camino is in the latest issue of Digital Science Fiction.  You can by it for the Kindle from Amazon, or for most other formats from Smashwords. Dustin’s prose is mad, effortless, and extraordinary.  And his screwed-up, screwed-over, big-dreaming characters are so real and deftly drawn [read more…]

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…]

I am proudly participating in the 2011 Clarion Write-a-Thon, both as a sponsor and as a writer.  My writing goal is to revise the six stories I wrote when I attended Clarion 2010, and get them out the door and submitted somewhere.  Here’s an overview of the six stories; I’ll post more [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-mate Leah Thomas’s story “Shards” will be featured this week on Daily Science Fiction.  If you sign up for their (free!) emails, you can get it on on April 12, 2011; it will appear on their website a week or so after that.  DSF has been publishing great stuff, [read more…]

I’m struggling here to keep up with the announcements of new stories coming out from my Clarion classmates!  Dustin Monk’s “Shiny Things”, written at Clarion, will be featured in the inaugural issue of Prime Mincer.  And Adam Israel’s story “Dog Days” is online now at Crossed Genres.  And make sure [read more…]

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