Category Archives: personal babble

Award eligibility and year in review

I didn’t have much published this year, but here are my award-eligible works from 2017, one short story and four poems: Short story: 07/2017 “Don’t Look a Wish Horse in the Mouth” in Cosmos Pen, the English special issue of … Continue reading

Posted in personal babble, poetry, short stories, year in review | Tagged , ,

“Birch Daughter” sold to Fireside

This news is a couple of weeks old, but it’s wonderful news despite that: my story “Birch Daughter” has sold to the amazing magazine Fireside. I’ve loved the stories in Fireside for a long time and am super excited that … Continue reading

Posted in announcement, personal babble, publication, short stories | Tagged , ,

Post-con feels

I should’ve written this post a week ago but I was waiting for the exhaustion to ebb a little. Well, it hasn’t ebbed, just increased (my summer of Too Many Things has continued), so I guess I’m doing this now. … Continue reading

Posted in discussion, personal babble | Tagged , , ,

My Worldcon schedule!

I can’t believe Worldcon75 is starting tomorrow! So much excitement! I am already primed and ready for Worldcon, mostly because I spent the past few days in Uppsala at Reception Histories of the Future: A conference on Byzantinisms, speculative fiction, … Continue reading

Posted in announcement, finnish, personal babble, promotion, publication | Tagged ,

Camp Nanowrimo in April

I’ve been too exhausted to post much, again. But luckily, not too exhausted to write. The novel has progressed! I decided to do Camp Nanowrimo in April to get revision done more efficiently. I set myself a 30-hour goal – … Continue reading

Posted in discussion, nanowrimo, novelling, personal babble, revision | Tagged , ,

Sunvault ToC & Flash Fiction Online antho

Two nice things to start off the week: 1) The Sunvault anthology ToC is out! I’m incredibly honoured to be among such fabulous writers. I’m really looking forward to this antho. 2) My story “Creation” is included in Flash Fiction … Continue reading

Posted in announcement, flash fiction, personal babble, poetry | Tagged , , , , ,

On gentle stories

The wonderful Rose Lemberg posted a Twitter thread last night on gentle, quiet SFF stories. Read the whole thread! Rose mentioned my writing (among others’) as an example of such stories, which makes me feel very fuzzy inside. Oh – … Continue reading

Posted in discussion, novelling, personal babble | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Poetry sales!

I’ve been lacking in the blog posting again: November’s swallowed me up a bit with PhD writing and working on the novel. (Which progresses, although far slower than I’d like. General exhaustion is catching up with me, it seems. But … Continue reading

Posted in novelling, personal babble, poetry, publication | Tagged , , ,

Novel revision: My process so far

I’ve been meaning to write this post for ages, and I feel a bit frustrated that I didn’t manage to do it earlier. It would’ve been more interesting to get posts from various stages of the revision process. I’ve kept … Continue reading

Posted in discussion, nanowrimo, novelling, personal babble | Tagged , , , , ,

Sunday recs: Issue 10 of inkscrawl

Longlong time no recs. I’ve been wandering the fields of exhaustion; the novel project is still ongoing, and I’ve got far too many other things heaped on my plate as well (work, of course, is the main thing). The novel … Continue reading

Posted in linkage, novelling, personal babble | Tagged , ,