Monthly Archives: February 2016

Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 28 February 2016 (Character interview: Yasmin-3)

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. *** I miss Phila, of course, but with the years — now I am twenty-four — … Continue reading

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In support of Mark Oshiro: my shit experience at CONQuesT 2013

This is in response to Mark Oshiro’s harassment at CONQuesT, described here *** I was unlucky enough to get tapped for a self-pub panel at CONQuest (Kansas City 2013) that consisted of me and two gatekeepers who bloviated the entire … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 21 February 2016 (Character interview: Yasmin-3)

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. *** Who was Phila? I don’t know, but he comes back to me in savors, like … Continue reading

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Writer Tech(nique): the Sandwich Theory of Non-Chronological Composition

No, it is not “start at the beginning and proceed through the middle till you get to the end.” Seriously not. Especially because people hang up with “but what’s the beginning?” I now lay upon you: The Sandwich Theory. How to … Continue reading

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Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 14 February 2016 (Character interview: Yasmin-3)

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. *** The others clapped and laughed, the more so when we took hold of each other … Continue reading

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Love in the Time of Starships: not-SF #ownstories stuff we need in SF (Dana Lone Hill. Pointing with Lips)

Dana Lone Hill. Pointing with Lips: a Week in the Life of a Rez Chick. Blue Hand Books, 2014. Source of review copy: e-book from my personal collection. Short version: This book is not science fiction, but read it because … Continue reading

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Doing the work, getting compensated for the work

For the last two years, I’ve been increasing my engagement on Twitter. As a result, I’ve met amazing writers around the world; I’ve also taken an active part as a member of the science fiction and fantasy writing community. I’ve … Continue reading

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