It's the end of May, and that means one thing around here: Clarion West workshop season is upon us! As the person who manages communications for the organization, this is my busy time of year with the Write-a-thon, the...
Sometimes, things happen during first drafts. Last week, one of those things happened. I was about 4000 words into the draft of Rise of Grace, and it was getting harder and harder to write. Often, when that happens, it turns...
As you might imagine, I am a little busy (and a lot forgetful) at the moment--summer has arrived in Seattle, and this is the Season--where speculative fiction writers and readers get together for weekly readings and gatherings. I'm hosting...
The knot of courtiers drew closer together. Thistle wanted to reassure them that the wholesale slaughter was done with, but she dared not speak out of turn—and besides, Idris might well make a liar out of her. She knew...
It’s summertime, and in my world that means one thing—it’s SF season! Clarion West is gearing up for the workshop, the new students are traveling to Seattle, and it’s almost time for the round of summer social events to...