There’s a new anthology by Ethos Books, and my story “earthrise” is part of it. If you’re into speculative fiction; or want something that deviates from the usual vein of #singlit, pick this one up. There are 25 stories inside from established and new writers, so you’ll definitely find something that speaks to you.
I know, I know, I’ve been very bad this year – blogwise, that is. With my miserable amount of posts, there’s probably no way I can salvage my standing in Santa’s books. Still – one can try! So here’s my attempt to make myself feel a little better about my year of blog-inaction. A List!… Read More 4 Locally Published Books for the People in your Life
Another one of my stories has found a home, this time in the dark and wonderful world of the Noir Carnival anthology. Published by the good folks over at Fox Spirit Books, the collection is launching at Edge-Lit in Derby this Saturday. I won’t be able to attend the book launch, since I live across… Read More Noir Carnival launched!
I recently completed Cassandra Clare’s Infernal Devices Trilogy (TID), and enjoyed it immensely. Oh yes, it is YA, and comes packaged with a world full of nephilim, demons, werewolves, vampires, plus a healthy dose of steampunk gadgets and clockwork adversaries. It was the funnest romp. Action-packed plot aside, huge part of her story’s appeal was due to… Read More The Art of Yearning in YA Fiction
I suppose the first time you get your work published is always special – that tender sense of wonder (tinged with some insecurity), almost like a first romance. And while I often wonder if I’m doing things correctly in my pursuit of writing, the fact that finally, finally my words are in print is possibly… Read More Eastern Heathens