Category Archives: Random Thoughts
Welcome to Thursday, folks. Somehow, no matter what I do, this day just keeps coming around. Weird, huh? Well, Thursday’s mean that it’s time for another one of our weekly Crossroads posts over at Amazing Stories, and this week we … Continue reading
Applications Due: June 15, 2013 Workshop Runs: October 13 – October 18th, 2013 A couple of years ago, I attended Viable Paradise, a week-long workshop for science fiction and fantasy writers. Applications for this year’s VP class are due on … Continue reading
Hi Folks – My apologies, even though we’re only two days in, this has already become One of Those Weeks. As a result, I think I’m going to have skip this week’s post with a return to my regular Tuesday … Continue reading
So here’s a bit of really cool news: today marks the pub date for Speculative Fiction 2012: The Best Online Reviews, Essays and Commentary, edited by Justin Landon of Staffer’s Book Review and Jared Shurin of Pornokitsch. This is awesome … Continue reading
Saturday’s announcement of the 2013 Hugo Award nominees has done what it always does: On the one hand, nominees and their friends were (justifiably) pleased, happy, and excited to be so honored. On the other hand, certain corners of the … Continue reading
I’m afraid I’ve come down with a rather miserable cold, and I wasn’t feeling quite up to writing something today. With any luck, I’ll have something (and feel better) in a couple of days.
*sigh* I’m afraid I’m running a little late this week. I’ll hopefully have a post up tomorrow (Wednesday).
If you’re a writer, artist, or otherwise creative sort, I strongly recommend Amanda Palmer’s recent TED Talk: I first watched it when it was originally released, and since then I’ve re-watched it a time or two. And like Chuck Wendig … Continue reading
So there I was: all ready to sit down and write a post about the “crushing conservatism” of epic fantasy. But then, out of nowhere, an equally crushing headache laid me low. As a result, I think this week’s post … Continue reading