If you follow me on Twitter (@CaitGAuthor), you’d have noticed how I’ve been tweeting with the #25YearOldWIP hashtag this past week. That’s because I was looking through my file manager and came across the first manuscript I’ve ever completed. You know, the kind of work you really shouldn’t show to anyone because it’s so awful? … More Erm…a funny thing happened when I stumbled upon a 25-year-old manuscript.
So, the final ballot for the Prix Aurora Awards was just released. Although my individual short stories didn’t make it into the Short Fiction category, We Shall Be Monsters (edited by Derek Newman-Stille and published by Renaissance) is nominated for Best Related Work! This is pretty awesome because my story, The Hilltop Gathering, is in … More Holy Aurora! I’ve some Franken-news!
The fantabulous Nathan Fréchette from Renaissance and I collaborated once again, and I’m so happy with the result. The greyscale version of the cover is already out in print as a promo at the back of MJ Lyons’ Murder at the World’s Fair, so, as Xax would say: What the hay? I figured I might … More Oh, what the hay? Here’s the full-colour cover reveal for The Stealth Lovers.
First, ask yourself: What the heck does enough even mean? In my opinion, a dangerous game to play is the comparison game. Before anything else, I recommend the following self-check: Am I forcing myself to fit someone else’s writing routine? Am I putting unrealistic expectations on myself? Am I being influenced by “bullies” who tell me … More What To Do When You’re Not Writing Enough
Sometimes it’s easy to get stuck inside my own head and be overwhelmed by all I have to do to manage my health. That’s the life of a disabled Spoonie, and I’m not the only one who feels this way or goes through this. What helps me get out of these ruts are visual reminders … More A Healthy Pride Can Be Motivational