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Flash Fiction

| August 28, 2018

I was on a panel about flash fiction at SpoCon with several other authors and editors of flash fiction. We differentiated between flash fiction and vignettes, talked about the difficulties of distilling ideas down to something suitable for flash fiction, and the various markets and awards (or lack thereof, in many cases) for flash-length work. […]

What Editors Want

| August 27, 2018

One of the panels I was on at SpoCon was about what editors want. We talked mostly about short fiction acquisition editors, since two of us on the panel were just that, but we also talked about other formats a little bit. The thing that I always come back to when talking about what short […]

Magical Menagerie

| August 21, 2018

One of the panels I was on at SpoCon was called “The Magical Menagerie,” which I described as the panel on monsters. I introduced myself as an author who loves vampires and also “things that live underwater that want to kill you.” I shared the panel with Dorian Graves and Sanan Kolva. Our conversation was […]

Spocon is just a couple of weeks away!

| July 26, 2018

In a couple of weeks, we’ll head out to Spokane for SpoCon! I’ve got a couple of updates to my schedule, which you can find below! Friday, August 10, 3:00 p.m. (Evergreen) – The Magical Menagerie: Come and talk about some of the most awesome (and possibly bizarre) creatures from legend and myth. Friday, August […]

SpoCon in August!

| June 26, 2018

I had such a great time at SpoCon last year that we’re traveling back to Spokane this August! My schedule is still somewhat preliminary, but here’s where you should be able to find me at SpoCon. There’s also the possibility that I’ll have a reading and/or signing at some point, and I’ll post here when […]

Spocon!

| August 8, 2017

This weekend, I’ll be speaking on some panels at Spocon, a sci-fi and fantasy convention in Spokane, Washington. If you’re going to be there, here’s where you can find me! Friday, August 11, 2:00-3:00 p.m., Parkside II:¬†Generating Story Ideas, with James C. Glass and Alex Fedyr Saturday, August 12, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Parkside II: Undead in […]