As co-editor of the Nothing Without Us anthology, this last few weeks felt as if I were handed the baton in the second-to-final lap of a relay race while I cried, “Oh crap, I need to deliver this to the last runner!” The “last runner” being the final production team at Presses Renaissance Press. However, … More Holy stars, I did a thing!
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!
You know what I mean, right? That poor soul who pants and gasps and crawls his way through the terrain just to look at the camera a say, “It’s…” before he collapses? Gracious, I’m so busy, my busy is busy! This is Kickstarter month for the Nothing Without Us anthology, so it’s all promos and … More I feel like the “It’s” guy from Monty python…
Okay, so never mind the fact that I’ve never birthed a child of my own. I still believe—and have had confirmation from a human who has given birth twice—that editing anthologies is like being preggers. At the beginning, it’s this wonderful announcement, and you feel like puking a little (from hoping people will respond to … More I think editing an anthology is like being pregnant.
Hey, folks! I haven’t blogged in a few weeks because (1) I have this stalker-cough. Yes, it’s stalking me. I’m considering getting a restraining order on this virus. (2) I am up to my eyeballs in editing work! I’ve been helping the husband unit with his first book, Dissatisfied Me, A Love Story, by giving it a pre-beta reader edit. … More I’m still alive, honest!