Monthly Archives: February 2014

Sunday recs: Two SF stories

I’ve been reading some pretty awesome SF stories lately. Here are two favourites from Strange Horizons: The Serial Killer’s Astronaut Daughter by Damien Angelica Walters. This near-future (I assume!) story set in a space station orbiting Earth treads the borderline … Continue reading

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Sunday recs: Kate Elliott and Ursula Le Guin

To my intense delight, Kate Elliott posted a Valentine’s Day gift for her readers on her blog on Friday: a coda to her wonderful Spiritwalker trilogy (Cold Magic, Cold Fire, Cold Steel). Since it’s a coda, this novelette obviously contains … Continue reading

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‘Helsinki Love Song’ online in Wild Violet

My poem ‘Helsinki Love Song’ is one of the featured works in Wild Violet’s Valentine’s Day week series. ‘Helsinki Love Song’ I don’t like Valentine’s Day much due to the focus on a very restricted type of love – Finland … Continue reading

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Poetry publication: Two poems in Chantarelle’s Notebook

Issue #33 of Chantarelle’s Notebook is now up! It’s full of good stuff (I especially liked the poems by Azar Blanca and Mark Mitchell). The issue includes two of my poems, ‘Ninety-Eight’ and ‘City of Stones’. I wrote a little … Continue reading

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Writing for small children

I had my first experience in writing a story for a small child this January. A dear friend’s child had his third birthday, and I decided to make him a picture book as a present, as evidenced by the pic … Continue reading

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