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!
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.
It’s not even the end of the month, and I have a bit of good news! Stuff is happening. Really cool, awesome, and amazing stuff. Squee! … More Good news, everyone!
That thing, when you take a moment to reflect on a challenging 12 months, then realize something amazing. While I had to deal with complications from my disability and other tough situations during the last 12 months, other stuff happened as well. Awesome stuff. So, it’s with delight that I get to announce that 2018 was … More Hey, wait a sec, 2018 was a great year!