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Wakers - New story coming out in August Asimov's

Well, this is the cover for the June issue, but I’ll post the August cover when that issue comes out… with my story “Wakers” inside. 68 more words


On Short Fiction and Pacing

I think I may be discovering a weakness in my writing style, and I’m not quite sure what to do about it.

Some context. My short story “Pilgrimage” is making the rounds of the slush-piles, rejected so far by… 630 more words


Progress Report (4 April 2016)

It’s been a busy month – six rejection messages!

“Harmony’s Choice” has been bounced by Beneath Ceaseless Skies and Fantasy & Science Fiction, with the latter responding once again with lightning speed – they appear to be doing a great job keeping ahead of their slush pile these days. 376 more words


Sir Julius Vogel Award Nominees Announced

The list of nominees for the upcoming Sir Julius Vogel Awards is now available. I’m honoured to have my name among some fine company.

I’ll be attending the awards on June 5th in Wellington at… 37 more words


Sir Julius Vogel Awards Finalist

A few posts back I mentioned the possibility that a couple of my stories: “The Molenstraat Music Festival” in Asimov’s, and “The Harpsichord Elf” in Capricious could make it onto the ballot for the Sir Julius Vogel Awards – New Zealand’s Science Fiction awards. 104 more words


100,000 words. So far.

A slower start this year, but I’ve still hit over a hundred thousand words so far. That’s averaging a bit over 1400 a day. I’d like to be at 1500, but hey. 368 more words


Progress Report (7 March 2016)

Just a quick note, since it’s been about three months since the last writing update.

My story, “Galen and the Golden-Coat Hare,” appears in this year’s… 557 more words