For well over a year now, I’ve been spinning my wheels on a sequel to Red Soil Through Our Fingers. Despite the well-known writing advice that the first draft will be crap and you just have to power through it,… Continue Reading
FutureShift has a blog post up entitled Missing from our Speculative Fiction: Government that Works. Below are the leading paragraphs. Speculative fiction and political intrigue go hand in hand, yet we tend to see the same few stories about the… Continue Reading
This post is the first in what I intend to be several recaps of some of the most thought-provoking moments during this weekend’s Arisia science fiction and fantasy convention. First of all, I have to thank Andrea Hairston. As a… Continue Reading
A long, long time ago… in a galaxy far, far away… [cue amazing, soul-electrifying fanfare] It is a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships, striking from a hidden base, have won their first victory against the evil GALACTIC EMPIRE. During… Continue Reading
Three days ago, I submitted my votes for the 2014 Hugo Awards. If you’ve never voted for the Hugos before, I highly recommend it. For $40, you get: nomination and final voting for the current year’s Hugo Awards nomination for… Continue Reading
Can someone please explain to me what the HELL just happened? Twitter exchange on #clifi compiled below.
The publishers of We See a Different Frontier and Outlaw Bodies are putting together a new anthology that continues their social justice streak. The new anthology, Accessing the Future will explore “disability and intersecting nodes of race, nationality, gender &… Continue Reading
Sandra McDonald’s story Fleet appeared in the post-colonial anthology We See A Different Frontier (along with my short story Remembering Turinam). My story received an honorable mention in the recently released 31st edition of The Year’s Best Science Fiction — Sandra’s went… Continue Reading