Episode 2 – Space Opera: livestreamed February 18, 2018. #SpecWomenChat is a livestreamed panel discussion featuring women who work in, and write, SFF. Our Panel: Ann Leckie has worked as a waitress, a receptionist, a rodman on a land-surveying crew, a lunch lady, and a recording engineer. The author of many published short stories, and […]
Read more "#SpecWomenChat Episode 2 – Space Opera"
I have an interest in the mining of asteroids, which features as a central driver of the plot in my upcoming novel The Cloud. By Philip Metzger Mining asteroids might seem like the stuff of science fiction, but there are companies and a few governments already working hard to make it real. This should not be surprising: […]
Read more "Want Faster Data and a Cleaner Planet? Start Mining Asteroids"
So this is how we manage work deadlines for my writing. This is the stuff that I’m intending to write & work on up to June of this year. The pink post-its are writing deadlines, and the green post-its are deadlines for my editor. We include the submission deadline at the bottom of the editorial […]
Read more "My Work Board for 2018 (So Far)"
The conclusion (for now) of the Wyrd West Chronicles releases tomorrow! The Widow’s Gambit is a full-length novella! The Widow Brinks, leaving a trail of death behind her, has fled to the city of Saskatoon to catch a train. The Gunslingers and their posse are hot on her trail. But she has acquired some of […]
Read more "Conclusion of the Wyrd West Chronicles! (So Far)"
Originally posted on Graffiti on the Walls of Time:
Read more "Too Busy to Write Right"
I’ve been wanting to write, honestly I have. It’s just that I’ve been too busy writing. As you know, The Killing Scar is drafted, but that was only the beginning of the work. First I had to edit it, which means I had to re-read it,…
Releasing my book trailer for the final installment of the Wyrd West Chronicles for the first year! This turned out to be a long one: unedited, it’s 45,000 words! Wyrd West publication will resume in 2019. This year, I’ll still be producing the print collection, and I’ll still be putting out the audiobook (or perhaps books; we’ll have to see what works best.) In the meantime, The Widow’s Gambit is available for pre-order NOW at this link, and it will be release February 2 (Imbolc)!
Read more "Book Trailer: The Widow’s Gambit (Wyrd West Chronicles #6)"
Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the Military Spec Fic Reading Challenge, the Second Best Reading Challenge, the Women of Genre Fiction Reading Challenge, the Hard Core Sci-Fi Reading Challenge, and the Space Opera Reading Challenge. This book was nominated for the Locus Award. My opening […]
Read more "Book Review: Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold"