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Talking of Dragons…

…and I was talking of dragons in my previous post. So, talking of dragons, I’m now reading Shadow Scale, sequel to Seraphina, by Rachel Hartman. Seraphina is quite delightful. It’s a fantasy story of a girl who is half-dragon and … Continue reading

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The Green Woman, or the Day Mat Feeley Became Famous

Story day! My Newfoundland-inspired flash fiction story is now live at the Saturday Night Reader. You can read it here. I spent a year in St John’s, the capital of what I consider the most beautiful province in Canada. I … Continue reading

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The Economics of Writing

I made eight short story sales in 2014 at pro and semi-pro rates. Not all the stories are published/paid yet, but last I checked, I made around USD 1100. Riches! What? Not enough to live on, you say? Well, it’s USD 1100 … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Englehart

I’m pleased to report that my story Ghosts of Englehart is now live at AE – The Canadian Science Fiction Review. I love the illustration by Roan Carter. It’s beautiful and captures the feel of the story perfectly, I think. … Continue reading

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Schrödinger’s email

Ah! An email from magazine xyz, where my story has been held for the last several months. My fingers hover over the mouse, anxious. In this moment, there are two possibilities – acceptance or rejection. Once I click and read the email, the possibilities will appear … Continue reading

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Short Fiction Update

I have a couple of short story acceptances to report, WOOT! So, in chronological order: Hatyasin was accepted by Abyss & Apex, a highly acclaimed quarterly speculative fiction magazine edited by Wendy S. Delmater. My story is scheduled for publication in … Continue reading

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Emails from the future, Part 3

The other day, I picked up a local newsletter in a café and idly flicked through the pages. The second last page caught my eye. It was filled with the adverts of various spiritual gurus who promised to solve all problems, … Continue reading

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