I thought the best thing to do during this Mercury Retrograde would be to tinker with this website, and it’s all gone horribly wrong. If you happen to be visiting me while I’m cleaning things up here, yes, I know this is chaotic, and yes, I’m working on tidying things up. Meanwhile, please feel free […]Read more "Pardon My Dust…"
I’m very excited that Pseudopod has adapted not one but two short stories this year. The first is “Dr. Lambshead’s Dark Room,” that appeared in a special Edgar Allan Poe episode (#699). I’m not sure, but this may be the first time I share actual billing with Poe! Initiate self-actualization mode. The other was one […]Read more "Resurrection: Pseudopod episodes 699 & 715"
Congratulations to Desirina Boskovich, who has done it again with the glorious coffee table book LOST TRANSMISSIONS: The Secret History of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Published by Abrams Image, all sorts of people are spilling the beans in here: Charlie Jane Anders, Neil Gaiman, Paul Tremblay, Molly Tanzer, Nick Mamatas, Annalee Newitz, Christie Yant, Darran […]Read more "Lost Transmissions: The Secret History of Science Fiction and Fantasy"
I’ve been quiet around these parts because I’ve been dealing with some stuff, and I am also overhauling how I use my online tools. Over the next few weeks, this site will metamorphosize into a more static portfolio than a blog. While news items like publishing updates, etc. will continue to be posted here, more […]Read more "Inaugural TinyLetter: Dispatch from the Dark Months"
Mixologists and Fabulists are going to be thrilled with this new anthology from Nick Mamatas and Molly Tanzer. MIXED UP: COCKTAIL RECIPES (and Flash Fiction) FOR THE DISCERNING DRINKER (and Reader), published by Skyhorse Publishing, is a lovely new gift book that pairs fantastic fiction with annotated and updated recipes. Even better, it’s now shipping […]Read more "Publishing Notes: New story in MIXED UP, edited by Nick Mamatas & Molly Tanzer"
Whoops. I have been meaning to do an update for…two months?…and just haven’t. Blame the lassitude and election anxiety. Anyway, as you may recall, Wandering Spirits: Traveling Mary Shelley’s FRANKENSTEIN is my travelogue through three key geography points in Mary Shelley’s seminal text. It was nominated for a Best of the Net a few years back and […]Read more "Publishing Notes: Wandering Spirits, Fall Update"
Today is Numbers of the bEast, a lovely blog-o-sphere tribute honoring/roasting/ultimately celebrating the King in Yellow himself, Joesph S. Pulver, Sr. Joe is one of my favorite writers, editors, and people all around. A bridge between the symbolist, beat, and weird movements, Joe wields words on the page like Jackson Pollock and I can’t think […]Read more "Numbers of the bEast: xChambers"