Monthly Archives: May 2014

Feeling Tense? You Should Be

I’ve reviewed several stories for other writers recently, and it’s gotten me thinking about tension.  I’m not a lit major and I don’t profess to know anything about the scholarly side of writing.  If it wasn’t taught in English 101, … Continue reading

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Inspiration: “Comes the Piper”

Those of you who are regular visitors to my site know I usually post something about what inspired a story when it’s published.  I’ve fallen a little behind.  I was in my writing funk when “Comes the Piper” was published in … Continue reading

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2013 Nebula Award Winners

The 2013 Nebula Award winners were announced yesterday, and Ann Leckie took home the big prize for her novel Ancillary Justice.  I haven’t read this one, but everyone I know who has, gives it high marks.  I’ve added it to … Continue reading

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Out of the Rough?

I feel a little like an absentee parent around here.  I’ve been neglecting my tiny patch of digital space, but I’ve had a good reason.  Really, I do.  If you’ve been following my infrequent updates this year, you know I’ve … Continue reading

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