On writing endings: lessons from the Hollows

Recently, I've been re-reading the Hollows Series by Kim Harrison. For those who don't remember this lovely series, it was one of those fun re-imaginings of our world that was contemporary to the Sookie Stackhouse novels, later adapted into True Blood, and Kelley Armstrong's Women of the Otherworld series, adapted into the TV Show Bitten.... Continue Reading →

Two Spooky Halloween Reads

The Twisted Ones Are you looking for a haunted house story? Do you like stories set in Appalachia? This may be the spooky fall read for you. T. Kingfisher, aka Ursula Vernon, has won numerous awards for her adult fiction under her pseudonym. This is her first novel which has been branded as definitively horror,... Continue Reading →

Fruits Basket: 1st Season

Oh man, friends. Oh man. The entirety of Fruits Basket: 1st Season have aired, and I enjoyed it so much, as you have probably noticed on my Twitter. This is one of the best adaptations of a manga I have seen, honestly. It would have been difficult to do worse than the original Fruits Basket... Continue Reading →

Some announcements

A month or two ago I said I would have some announcements about what was coming up next for my writing. I wanted to share where my head has been. Please check in on my Books page or Events page for upcoming dates as they are firmed up. As you probably know, I have been... Continue Reading →

Climate change and contemporary sff

A few weeks ago Barnes and Noble published a blogpost entitled "Does Science Fiction Have a Moral Imperative to Address Climate Change?" This is an interesting, if leading question - this post ended up being more of a survey of the small subgenre of "cli-fi" - climate change driven science fiction. It's a subgenre near... Continue Reading →

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