April went by incredibly fast for me. I’ve kept busy with movies, television shows, books, games, and family. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 was a highlight, plus I’ve started playing Horizon Zero Dawn, the aesthetic of which I love. I’ve also caught up with Outlander, The Handmaid’s Tale, and the surreal first episode of… Continue reading Month in Review: April 2017
My nanny was one of my loudest cheerleaders. My first short story was accepted for publication in Freeze Frame Fiction just days after her cancer diagnosis, and breaking the news to her turned what could have been a difficult, sombre afternoon into something just as emotional but immeasurably happy. Last week, she would have turned… Continue reading Wilde Stories 2017; and, an anniversary
For me, working in an accountancy and payroll firm, March can be my busiest and most stressful time of the year – which doesn’t leave much energy left over for leisure. But leisure was had, in the form of a four-day stint in London. We tried Korean food for the first time and were blown away.… Continue reading Month in Review: March 2017
Jake Kerr of Quanta/Shirtsleeve Press has worked his butt off to bring us a print edition of Event Horizon! It’s sure to look gorgeous; I’ve already placed my order. :3 Volume I // Volume II Get them while you can!
Look at that cover! *heart-eyes* The Campbell Award 2017 anthology is out today and available to download – completely free – until 15 July 2017! (A possible print edition is in the works as well.) Quanta, an imprint of Shirtsleeve Press, has done an incredible job of putting this together with such short notice. You’ll… Continue reading The Campbell Award 2017 Anthology
One of my New Year’s Resolutions was to read more short fiction, because I fell woefully behind last year. So in February, I read the January issues of some of my favourite magazines. I hope to catch up with the February issues this month, but I have copy edits to do and a novella to… Continue reading Month in Review: February 2017
This month has been particularly hard for a lot of people in the SFF community and elsewhere. I’ve seen comments from writers saying that working in the current climate is like rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic; but as Gareth L Powell so wonderfully put it, “Art is one of the candles of civilisation.… Continue reading Month in Review: January 2017