Set It Off: My Writing Goals for 2017

It’s that time of year again, never late but right on time! Let me queue up some reading music for you all. This is my third year doing this type of post, a retrospective navel gaze on my writing output for the year followed by some goal setting. As always, credit where it’s due: this…

Hot Links: A Weekly Round-Up of SFF Articles and Fiction

I ain’t talking about sausages. It’s been a long, hot month, with more life-sapping heat to come. Today, think about staying inside and reading the SFF articles and fiction that caught my eye this week. There’s not much fiction in the bunch because I’m playing catch-up, but Sofia Samatar does have a piece, titled “Tender“,…

Essential OS X Apps for Writers

Please excuse the clickbait-y title. I don’t claim to speak for #AllWriters with this post. Instead, I’m going to highlight a few Mac OS X desktop applications that I find essential to my writing process. This isn’t an exhaustive list, and I’m going to leave off mobile apps (with some exceptions) and browser extensions because…

Set It Off: My Writing Goals for 2015

My only new year’s resolution is to teach myself how to use a planner effectively. I’ve been feeling very disorganized lately, and that’s had an effect on my writing. I’ve felt as if I haven’t been writing enough, and, in my mind, what I have written hasn’t been very good. The only way for me…

A Score of Roses Link Roundup

(image from the 5th edition of the Dungeons & Dragons Player’s Handbook. I took this from Saladin Ahmed’s Twitter, and I’ll properly attribute it when I’m not posting from a phone.) There’ve been a couple of mentions of my story “A Score of Roses” recently that I wanted to share with everyone, because I’m a…

UPDATE – A Literary Trick

  This post is about my story inĀ Long Hidden, so I’ll begin it with a plug: Long Hidden is out and available for purchase. You can get it on AmazonĀ in paperback, for Kindle, and for Nook. Please, please take a moment to support this amazing anthology and these amazing works of fiction. I’m sure we’ve…