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4 things I learned while writing a first draft / 4 cosas que aprendí escribiendo un primer borrador

It is done! The first draft of my fantasy novel, which is the story of a sister and brother who are trying to come to terms with their past while surviving the present in a realm with competing noble houses, secret gifts from the ancestors and an unstable Queen. 1,569 more words

SF

VexMosaic & Medieval Masculinities

Today I’ve got an essay up at a new site, VexMosaic, along with folks like the esteemed Alasdair Stuart. What is VexMosaic, you ask? 145 more words

Publications

Love and Apocalypse - 25 Writing Prompts

Externalize your inner apocalypse with these 25 writing prompts. Available on Amazon.

This book is for anyone who wants to use creative writing to feel better by externalizing their inner apocalypse.  141 more words

Words On Writing

Isaac makes a song of DNA

…he had set himself the task of memorizing every base pair in human DNA, having assigned a musical note to represent each of the four bases–adenine, cytosine, guanine and thymine.

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Mary Doria Russell

Albacon This Weekend!

UPDATED!

Hey, kids in the capital region, I’ll be among the attendees at Albacon — which surprisingly has nothing to do with bacon at all but is the local SF/F/H/anime/manga/comics/costuming etc con. 109 more words

Conferences

4 near future dilemmas that are ripe for (more) speculative fiction

One of the things I wanted to do on this blog was look at how speculative fiction is shaping the future and how the future is shaping speculative fiction. 609 more words

Inspiration