It’s getting close to that time when my favourite annual conference happens! I’ll be doing a reading and will sit on two panels this year at The Conference on Canadian Content in Speculative Arts and Literature, also known as Can-Con. Their 2018 schedule looks really interesting, too! Can-Con 2018 will be held from October 12-14, … More I’ll be at Can-Con 2018!
It’s June and once again I’m partaking in ‘Nathan Burgoine’s super-fun 2018 flash fiction challenge! This month we had to write a fantasy story, set in a junkyard/scrapyard, featuring hot chocolate. And I’m sick as a dog this week. I’m using that excuse for bending the rules, genre-wise. *cough* But ‘Nathan said we’re supposed to … More Forsooth!
From time to time I’m faced with feedback about the main character in Life in the ’Cosm, who is Virj Ofreesin (pronounced verge of reason). I hear everything from him being an unreliable narrator, to annoying and frustrating, and to having his head way too far up his backside. And you know what? It’s all true. … More The Thing About Virj
My bio is listed on the Can-Con website! (Also note awesome emerging author Dianna Gunn. Her novel, Keeper of the Dawn, is way cool. Go buy it. I’ll wait.) Here’s the text of my bio, if you cannot read the image: Cait (like ‘cat’) Gordon is an Irish-Canadian princess and the author of Life in the ’Cosm, a space … More I’ll be a panellist at Can-Con 2017!
So, full disclosure: I received an e-ARC of this book from my publisher, in hopes I might give words of praise for it. Even before I met John Haas, and The Reluctant Barbarian had only been pitched to Renaissance at CanCon 2016, this book had me at the title. That would have been enough to intrigue … More The Reluctant Barbarian: Brilliantly Funny