Two of Manny’s bodyguards kicked the door to my shitty, off-the-strip motel room door right off its hinges. I was waiting for them by the peeling door jamb with a taser.
The Weight of Living in Two Places at the Same Time
Traveling a lot for a job opportunity can be exhausting and bewildering.
A Little About My Latest Story “Galactic Tourist Industrial Complex” (Launching Today in New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color)
I have a new story out in the world today. It is called "Galactic Tourist Industrial Complex" and you can find in the anthology New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color, edited by Nisi Shawl. I was very honored when Nisi reached out to me to see if I would write a story… Continue reading A Little About My Latest Story “Galactic Tourist Industrial Complex” (Launching Today in New Suns: Original Speculative Fiction by People of Color)
What Tools Does a Professional Fiction Writer Use?
People often ask me what tools I use to write with. I've created this page to summarize all my favorite tools to write with, but keep in mind the best tools for you to write with are the ones that work for you. All of these items are linked with affiliate links, I get a… Continue reading What Tools Does a Professional Fiction Writer Use?
When All Was Brillig: February’s Patreon Short Story (read it for as little as $1)
The first time I threw myself at the claws of the reaper everyone assumed it was a mistake. Surely, said the reapermaster, she must have stumbled into its track. Though, we’d all been taught since we could walk to avoid the great creatures.
Whole New Site, Whole New Look
So each year I have made a promise to myself to blog more, or use this site as a better center of all my activities. And each year I failed.
The Scar That Stains Red the Gulch: January’s Patreon Short Story (read it for as little as $1)
I came to town, as begged by telegraph, as speedily as I could to see about the problem of the women who’d all thrown themselves to death off Rushtown Gulch.
The Human in the Box: December’s Patreon Short Story (read for as little as $1)
Something crashed through the underbrush, and the insect-like shadows crouched about the fire jerked awake, sensors gleaming in the angry red firelight as they cried out in alarm on frequencies audible and inaudible: “Who goes there?”
Looking Back at 2018
It was an intense year. There was death in the nearby family, alarming political events, and much much more that were a great weight on the year. I am glad it's over. And I know that I am not the only one to feel that way. Professionally, though, I had an amazing year. That made… Continue reading Looking Back at 2018
How I Came to Write My Novel The Trove
I often tell people I pay attention to a rubric that goes something like this: If you do something you hate and you’re successful with it, you’ll still be stuck doing something you hate. It’s a 50% satisfaction situation. Because you'll be successful, which is great, but you'll be doing something you hate, and that's… Continue reading How I Came to Write My Novel The Trove
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