Wednesday’s A Moment…

Every year, my baseline seems to slip a little lower. I fight it full throttle, no excuses, no mercy. I remember a young man I had as a patient. He had cancer. He was dying. He was in love. They tried everything. Nothing was too strange. Nothing was off the table. Every minute was precious … Continue reading Wednesday’s A Moment…

Miscon – The Ascension, Part Two

I talked last time about the overall experience I had this year at the convention. Today, I want to share some of the lessons I learned from panels. Family Dynamics (Esther Jones, Maggie Bonham, Danica Waters, and Dean Wells) The most profound of the tidbits was given by Dean Wells. He said, "Family is shorthand … Continue reading Miscon – The Ascension, Part Two

Saturday Storytime – Rags and Rhymes

Happy Saturday! If you need to catch up, go here. Rags and Rhymes Rags and Rhymes smelled like sex. There was no nice way to say it, so no one mentioned it, but everyone thought it. Jackie didn’t mind. It was one more potential thrill to light up her senses, and tonight she could use … Continue reading Saturday Storytime – Rags and Rhymes

Miscon 31 – The Ascension, Part One

Last year, I felt I was given permission to write what I wanted. I didn’t have to be the next Virginia Woolf or Jane Austen. Fantasy was fabulous. Science fiction was valuable. So, I went home and wrote Ferals & Blights. I entered the Writers of the Future contest and won a Silver Honorable Mention. … Continue reading Miscon 31 – The Ascension, Part One

Saturday Storytime – Lily Quee

Yes, I know. It's Sunday. Late on Sunday! I'm at Miscon, the fabulous SFF convention in Missoula, Montana. I'll be writing up a post soon about the things I've learned this year, and the super-cool and sweet people, so keep an eye out for it! If you need to catch up, here's the link to … Continue reading Saturday Storytime – Lily Quee

Interview with Tonya Moore

There's a new SF&F community online, and Tonya is the founder and developer - she's also an author and reader. If you're looking for a place to chat, post stories, find critique partners, or just mess about, SpecFics is the place. Tonya R. Moore is a Jamaican writer of speculative fiction–short stories, web serials, and … Continue reading Interview with Tonya Moore