My story, “Every Orphan Child to a Good Home Should Go” will be produced and podcasted by The Overcast in September. I’m glad to have it reach a wider crowd. I’ll post the link as soon as it becomes available. At the moment, I have been working on translating one.
I went to the SFWA 2017 Nebulas Conference in Pittsburgh over the weekend with fellow writers Chris M. Rose, Jeremy Gottwig, and Doug Dluzen. It was the first time for all of us, going to the Nebulas. What followed was four days of socializing with other writers and editors in.
I had mentioned in a previous post that I had several things I was thankful for in 2016. Most of what I’ve been thankful for are my stories published this year. Eligible Work All of my eligible work in 2016 is short fiction: First, my story, “Clown Car, Driven Once, Never.
While I enjoyed reading Chuck Tingle’s posts, I must admit that I’m not at a point in my writing career where I followed all of the ups and downs. I also realized that the one thing I read was Naomi Kritzer’s award-winning story, “Cat Pictures Please.” What I’m getting at.
Within the first year of living in the Baltimore area, I became a member of the Baltimore Science Fiction Society. I joined because of the space, which I’ve described as a cathedral dedicated to science fiction, and the ancillary activities. Their claim to fame, and what pays the bills, is.
Over on his site, Charles Payseur reviewed the stories included in the “Clowns” anthology. I was glad to see he not only had reviewed my story in the collection, but had kind words to say about it. Thanks, Charles!
During my end-of-month assessment, I noticed I had completed three different stories during the month of March. Two of them were written from scratch between the 20th and the 31st of the month. The third had been submitted to a writing contest from one of the SFWA-recognized markets, didn’t proceed.
I read through all of the personal essays written for Lightspeed Magazine’s People of Colo(u)r Destroy Science Fiction, edited by the enthusiastic and all-around good human being Sunil Patel. Each one of the essays offers a window into why the writer finds the field of science fiction is important to.
Got news my first published story was produced and put up as a podcast at The Overcast. You can listen to it here. I would like to thank the folks at The Overcast for a great reading of my story “Doughboy Lovers and the Appetites of Desire”!