A Writing Meme – 5

The Writing Meme – Part 1 The Writing Meme – Part 2 The Writing Meme – Part 3 The Writing Meme – Part 4 23. How willing are you to kill your characters if the plot so demands it? What’s the most interesting way you’ve killed someone? Oh, perfectly willing…. Continue reading

A Writing Meme – 4

The Writing Meme – Part 1 The Writing Meme – Part 2 The Writing Meme – Part 3 18. Favourite antagonist and why! Signe, hands down. At least in Lost Knowledge, though I have a contender coming up in a future publication. She’s not a primary antagonist, or anything. She’s… Continue reading

A Writing Meme – 1

1. Tell us about your favorite writing project/universe that you’ve worked with and why. To be honest, my favourite is usually whatever shiny new thing I happen to be working on currently, and my various projects are different enough that it’s a bit apples-to-oranges trying to compare them. I love… Continue reading

The Self-Congratulatory Photopalooza — Scifi Edition

It’s that time again, dear readers! You should all be expecting it, by now, as it is tradition. And for The Siren, the traditional hat is back. This time, it’s a Harris tweed construction, souvenir of my recent sojourn in London (of which there shall soon be a full recounting and further… Continue reading

The Milk Wagon Mystery – a short for children

Cross-posted to Always 1895 Greetings, readers. That little short story I mentioned previously is now out in digital format. It’s a light little puzzle written by myself and my grandmother, based on the games we used to play when I was a very small child. (Most of our games involved… Continue reading

Fantasy is not serious literature.

Apparently. The conversation went something like this: “Oh, you’re a writer? What do you write?” “Lots of stuff. I’ve been writing poetry for a while, and I’ve recently published two volumes of a fantasy series. There are several more coming. I’m also half-working on a piece of literary fiction that… Continue reading

Me and In the Shadow of the Mountains

Time for another dorky, self-congratulatory photopalooza. Obviously, I love ebooks, but paperbacks just smell better. I like the heft to them. Anyway, it’s totally tradition, now. So, once again, I present myself, a book, and a hat. So first I was like “VANNA HANDS”… And then I was like “That… Continue reading