The Sick Girl (6/1/2014) - A story of mine, “The Sick Girl” has just been published in The Rusty Toque. This innovative online magazine has editors in London and Toronto and publishes art, reviews and writing. Mary is twelve. She has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Disease after several months of sweaty nights, swollen lymph nodes, weight loss and her family … Continue reading The Sick Girl
Sick of the Apocalypse (4/22/2013) - I’ve written a little essay, cleverly titled (by the editor) “Apocalypse No” for Arc Magazine’s blog: I’m sick of the Apocalypse. It’s a tired, worn-out trope and an excuse for lazy writing and I wish it would go away. I’m currently writing a novel set 200 years from now and you know what? It’s … Continue reading Sick of the Apocalypse
Twentieth Century House Ebook (4/22/2013) - As an experiment, I’ve created a short ebook containing five speculative fiction stories published over the last decade or so. Titled Twentieth Century House after one of the stories in the collection, it’s available at the low, low price of $1.49. All the stories have been published before in magazines including the Canadian On Spec … Continue reading Twentieth Century House Ebook
Small Accidents E-Book (4/4/2013) - It’s been a while, but Small Accidents, my first book, is now available as an E-book. It can be purchased from Amazon and as a DRM-free title through Kobo, for the remarkably low price of $2.99. Lawrence Hill called the book “exquisitely painful and eminently readable”, so there’s that… Get ’em while they’re hot!
Arc Science Fiction Contest (3/4/2013) - I was pleased to be selected as one of five finalists for the Arc Magazine (UK) 1.2 competition. My story “A Node in the Network” was a runner up, and is still available to read as a downloadable PDF file from the Arc page at the Intel UK Tomorrow Project website. They’re all interesting stories, … Continue reading Arc Science Fiction Contest