Writerly roundup for April & May 2019

Hi everyone, and welcome to another bi-monthly newsletter!

Summer is fast approaching, and I’ve been busy reading and writing as usual. I also launched my Patreon – come join me and pick a tier / tree! (If you’re not familiar with Patreon, find out more here: What Is Patreon?I am also posting stories at Curious Fictions.

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My latest columns at B&N SciFi & Fantasy

Short story roundups & reviews on my blog:


Stories in the wild


Story sales

  • My story “The Wayfinder And His Sister” (originally published by Cast of Wonders) will appear in the anthology Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide, Volume Six from Dreaming Robot Press.

Pre-orders available

  • The anthology A Punk Rock Future (with my story “Deepster Punks”) is now available for pre-order from Amazon. Release date is October 8th, 2019.

Reviews & mentions

  • 1000 Year Plan picked my story “Clear As Quartz, Sharp As Flint” as a must-read in April. Read the review
  • Author Vanessa Fogg picked my story “A Strange Heart, Set in Feldspar” at PseudoPod (originally published in the anthology Abandoned Places) as one of her recommended stories in April. Read her recommendations.
  • Author Meg Elison mentioned my story The Guitar Hero at Podcastle (originally published in Kaleidotrope) in her reading recommendations for April in Antler Review. Read it.
  • The anthology Tales From Alternate Earths got a lovely review at Lunarian Press, including a lovely mention of my story “Tunguska, 1987”. Read the review.
  • In Locus, Karen Burnham reviews the “Beyond Death” issue of See The Elephant from Metaphysical Circus Press, and mentions my story “Margaery the Wolf”. She also recommends Vajra Chandrasekera’s story “Mulch” from the same issue! Read the review.

Bits & bobs

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Art for my story!
  • Above is the beautiful story art that will go with my story “Stars Above, Shadows Beneath” the anthology Tales of Magic and Destiny from Inklings Press.
  • The cover for Tales of Magic and Destiny has also been revealed. Take a look!

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