The Nebulas!

Hello, darlings! I’ve just returned from the 2017 Nebula Conference. It was in Pittsburgh this year, which is an easy drive for me, and my dearest Clarion baby brother Patrick lives in the ‘burgh and our Clarion-sister Alyssa was nominated for not one but TWO categories so I had to go. It was also the […]

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Asimov’s Magazine 40th Anniversary

Hey, New Yorkers! If you are in New York, I am, too! I’m attending the Asimov’s Magazine 40th Anniversary party at Housingworks Bookstore, 126 Crosby Street, 7pm on Thursday, April 13. I’ll be the one clinging to a dark back corner in abject social fear.   by

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Nanowrimo 2016

Yup, I’m doing “National Novel Writing Month”. This month, I’m going to work on “Galactic Hellcats,” a tale of adventure and girl gangs in space.  With space motorcycles. Shhh. I started “Galactic Hellcats” a while ago, as a short story called “The Origins of the Stardust Gang.”  I have about 10,000 words written. I think? […]

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On My Way to ReaderCon (not)

Last year, I ended up in the hospital in Boston instead of enjoying ReaderCon all that much.  So let’s give this another go, yeah? I’m off to take Megabus to Boston! It worked so well to Wiscon?  I’m arriving Friday night at, like, midnight in Boston, and I fly away Sunday morning. My tummy troubles, […]

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WisCon

Tomorrow morning I leave for WisCon! Tonight I have dinner with my in-laws. Have to pack. Want to finish this hat I was knitting and maybe put a pom-pom on another hat and then pack it. And pack my knitting. Got to spend time with the niece, too, and shower. Have to pack toiletries. Pack […]

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Signing and Drinking

I will be signing copies of Analog and of the “Best of Apex Magazine” anthology at the Velvet Tango Room Thursday, May 19th at 7pm. I should probably  tell Velvet Tango Room that, huh? Well, mostly this is an informal “I’m not a total failure anymore!” party. For those who don’t know, VTR is a […]

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Cleveland Inkubator

Despite my frailty, which has included an inability to stand upright for more than 15 minutes, I went to the Cleveland Inkubator today at the main branch of the Cleveland Public Library. This is billed as an “UNconference” a free day-long event of workshops and lectures for aspiring writers. One thing you gotta know is […]

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