May 21, 2012
I spent an extended weekend in the surprisingly-pleasant weather conditions of San Antonio at the Paradise Lost 2 reunion/workshop. We had Jay Lake, John Joseph Adams, and Steven Brust as guest instructors, all of which I was very happy to meet and learn from. VPXIV’s Seamus Bayne did a great job of organizing and rallying the [...]
December 31, 2010
Why 14 months? Because numbers are arbitrary, and there’s a better beginning, middle, and end this way. The primary drawback of my choice of writing as an avocation is that on top of a sedentary, computer-centric work day of 8-10 hours, I throw on a few more hours of the same. There’s a serious risk [...]
October 26, 2010
The short piece I wrote at VP is now making the rounds. I ended up making quite a few changes based on some excellent feedback: new title, new POV, new focus, and entirely new first act. I’ve never been good at revision, so I take this as a sign that I might have actually learned [...]
July 24, 2010
I’m on my way to Viable Paradise 14 in Martha’s Vineyard. Fitting for a new beginning.