Writerly recap of August & September 2018

My latest columns at B&N SciFi & Fantasy My August short fiction roundup. My September short fiction roundup. My review of STATE TECTONICS by Malka Older. Short Stories for Long Days: 13 Recent Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Collections. Short story roundups on my blog: My August short fiction roundup. Stories in the wild The… Continue reading Writerly recap of August & September 2018

Writerly recap for June & July 2018

June and July brought several story sales for me, and of course I am thrilled! I also have some other writerly news I can't share just yet, but the details will be forthcoming soon-ish. Writing-wise, June was really busy, but I barely wrote at all in July. Instead, I spent a month mostly in Sweden… Continue reading Writerly recap for June & July 2018

Writerly recap – December 2017 / January 2018 – stories published & sold, reviews & more

Here it is: another bi-monthly recap of my writerly doings. First of all, some crazy-good news that I've been sitting on for a while - I have a brand new monthly column at the wonderful Barnes & Noble Scifi & Fantasy Blog! Every month, I will be sharing some of my favourite new speculative fiction… Continue reading Writerly recap – December 2017 / January 2018 – stories published & sold, reviews & more

Writerly recap of October & November – stories published & sold, interviews & more

In November, I posted a list of my award eligible stories for 2017. It always feels a bit strange, tooting my own horn like that, but it's been a great year for me as a writer, and sometimes a list is a nice way to reflect on that, no matter whether it's awards season or… Continue reading Writerly recap of October & November – stories published & sold, interviews & more

Writerly recap of August & September, 2017 – stories published & sold + bits & bobs

August, and especially September, seem to have gone by in a flash. September is always a bit of a muddle, with the kids going back to school and me trying to get the hang of their schedule and trying to get back into my own schedule of writing, writing, and reading (and then more writing).… Continue reading Writerly recap of August & September, 2017 – stories published & sold + bits & bobs

Recap June / July – stories published, stories sold, reviews & more

June and July have been very good to me: a lot of good things happened, after a spring when I occasionally felt like it was difficult to write, or at least difficult to know if the words I was stringing together were good words. It made me think of one of my favourite Stephen King… Continue reading Recap June / July – stories published, stories sold, reviews & more

April / May recap: stories, sales & reviews

What the heck, May? I had three stories appear in three different publications this past month. Not that I'm complaining or anything... quite the opposite! The lovely threesome: The Machine of the Devil in Flash Fiction Online. (Read for free, subscribe, buy the issue.) Metal, Sex, Monsters in Gamut. (Subscribe, or buy the issue.) Firstborn… Continue reading April / May recap: stories, sales & reviews

February / March recap: stories & more

Time to blab about what I've been up to lately, writing-wise. February and March have been good writing months in some ways, and a struggle in other. I'm feeling a twinge of writers-block pinching at my thoughts occasionally, and that is making me freak out: I've already wasted quite enough years of my life NOT… Continue reading February / March recap: stories & more

December / January recap: reviews, stories sold, interviews & more

  A lot has happened in the last couple of months. And I'm not even talking about the big world out there, but the little world of My Writerly Things. Here's my personal highlight reel for December and January: I sold a story to Shimmer. I also sold a story to Flash Fiction Online. AND… Continue reading December / January recap: reviews, stories sold, interviews & more

October recap – poetry & stories in the wild, a review, a new anthology, a conference

October was another fun and busy month for me. Here's what happened: I spent a wonderful weekend at The Surrey International Writer's Festival. Read my conference recap here. It really was an amazing event, and I hope to be able to attend next year too. I learned a whole lot about writing from amazing people… Continue reading October recap – poetry & stories in the wild, a review, a new anthology, a conference

My September recap: stories in the wild, reviews & news

In September, several of my stories appeared in the wild, and some even garnered positive reviews. Here's a run-down of what took place: SCENT was published in the September issue of Flash Fiction Online Read it here. This story was my first pro-sale in English, and has a very special place in my heart. I am… Continue reading My September recap: stories in the wild, reviews & news