Monthly Archives: November 2015

Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 29 November 2015 (WIP: Ship’s Heart)

Each Sunday, Weekend Writing Warriors offers a selection of eight-sentence excerpts from writers in multiple genres and forms. Check out the full roster here. *** “My head’s going to explode,” Ferenc said. “Oh no it’s not,” Genubi said, “so, Ferenc … Continue reading

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The Muse of Research: Interview with Aliette de Bodard

In the last few years, Aliette de Bodard has become one of my favorite science fiction and fantasy writers. Her settings are impeccably realized, from an AU Aztec Empire where the magic works as advertised (the Obsidian and Blood detective … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 15 November 2015 (WIP: Ship’s Heart)

Each Sunday, Weekend Writing Warriors offers a selection of eight-sentence excerpts from writers in multiple genres and forms. Check out the full roster here. *** “Well, we’re not in their kinship network, so to put it bluntly, we’re not really … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed (excerpt): first crash of the school year (CW: DEATH)

The first crash of the school year interrupts breakfast conversation. Content warning: death by small aircraft crash (offstage)

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 8 November 2015 (WIP: Ship’s Heart)

Each Sunday, Weekend Writing Warriors offers a selection of eight-sentence excerpts from writers in multiple genres and forms. Check out the full roster here. *** Mavra cycled them through the major teams under the Dome, now that they’d passed adulthood … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: Ship’s Heart excerpt (major life changes, plus hair)

This year’s National Novel Writing Month challenge is “Finish All The Things.” My 2015 flagship project is Ship’s Heart, the first book of the trilogy whose middle act I wrote in 2013 (Inside the Jump). *** Yasmin remembered the day … Continue reading

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NaNoFeed: Concept cover, banner, and a first excerpt!

This year’s National Novel Writing Month challenge is “Finish All The Things.” My 2015 flagship project is Ship’s Heart, the first book of the trilogy whose middle act I wrote in 2013 (Inside the Jump). The novel has existed in … Continue reading

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