Pavlov's House, my first pro-level short story sale, was published on Strange Horizons today! Go read it! Now! Immediately! In brief, it's one of my war dog stories, and while you might think the title refers to Pavlov the physiologist and his dogs, which it does, you might be interested to know that there have… Continue reading Pavlov’s House now out!
My writing career, to put none too fine a point on it, is screwy. But the first thing you learn, trying to make writing your business, is that everyone's career is screwy. Recently while playing MechWarrior Online (I play videogames! That's socially acceptable now!) I was talking to another player in a public channel about… Continue reading Life on both sides of the fence – Some blabbing about writing in and outside of a niche fandom.
So. As those of you who follow me on twitter/generally stalk me are likely aware, I am currently working flat out on getting the first draft for Dog Country done. This has resulted in some thoughts, which I will get to in a moment. First up, things are getting finalized very rapidly on Orbital Decay,… Continue reading Risking burnout and writerly fetishes.
So. Uh. ... That happened. Check out the short fiction section on this link. ... Yeah. I'm actually kinda-sorta floored. I mean, I know I have people out there rooting for me and enjoying my work? And I massively appreciate that I do? I just don't think I realized that there were that many of… Continue reading Ursa Major Awards – Nominated!?
This year I have achieved the following: I have started, written, editted, finished, and submitted for consideration, five short stories and one comic script. (The short stories have been bouncing around various markets all year, too! And some extremely rewarding positive noises/near misses, but no sales.) I have started, written, editted, finished, and submitted for… Continue reading Workblog for the year: 2011