I had six days off in a row last week. It’s just the nature of my job. Most weeks, I work almost every day. But other weeks, nothing’s going on at work, and my supervisors decide to clump my days together (four at the beginning of one week, four at the end of the next). … Continue reading What I Learned from Binge-Watching Buffy
I said that I’d post again if I got published. So, with a ton of self-control, I’d like to say that . . . OMFG YOU GUYS . . . <clears throat> My short story, “Aixa the Hexcaster,” has been published at Mirror Dance Fantasy. I have the privilege of sharing the Autumn 2016 issue … Continue reading “Aixa the Hexcaster” has been published at Mirror Dance!
Early October, 2015: “It’s postin” time!” I thought it–or maybe I actually shouted it–at my computer. And then I sat there, staring at its screen. It wasn’t that I couldn’t think of a topic; there was always some aspect of writing I could spend hours writing about. Dishing about. Nit-picking. Hours. Hours that always absorbed whole writing sessions. Because, as … Continue reading A Long Break
Disclaimer: I’ve taken way, way longer than intended to get this post out. Why? Because I wanted to figure out the perfect way to talk about the DAGGER without offending anyone. I’m not sure that’s possible; the DAGGER Test is designed specifically to call certain elements of fantasy–some of them beloved–into question. I took pains … Continue reading The Latin Bechdels – Part 3: The DAGGER Test