Squee! I’ve been waiting for this Frankenthology all year and it’s aliiiiive! We Shall Be Monsters, edited by Derek Newman-Stille and published by Renaissance, is a collection of short fiction inspired by Mary Shelley’s 1818 version of Frankenstein. My short story, The Hilltop Gathering, appears in this anthology. I’m so thrilled it got accepted because it’s my first published … More We Shall Be Monsters is now available!
Hey, I wrote a thing and it got published in Disability Acts! To Get to the Other Side is available right now! (I originally wrote this in 2017 but expanded the story upon the advice of the excellent editors I worked with.) Cheers, Cait G
Inspired by Derek Newman-Stille of Speculating Canada fame, I’ve decided to take his recommendation and turn a short story of mine into a novel. This will be my first space opera where disabled characters dominate the story. … More Announcement: New WIP
So I’m pretty stoked. Last December I submitted a short story called The Hilltop Gathering to the We Shall Be Monsters anthology call-for-submissions. What really appealed to me about this project was how authors were invited to write stories that explored disability. As a disabled person, this simply delighted me. For the first time since I … More Anthology Kickstarter: We Shall Be Monsters (Or, as I call it: The Frankenthology)
This morning my friend tagged me on a post featuring an article about sensitivity readers. Without reading the article, I replied, “Yes! I use sensitivity readers and editors all the time!” Then, I did a bad thing—I read the comments. Ugh. A few people equated this type of editing to censorship and others made some really insulting … More Sensitivity editing is not censorship—it’s about respect.