I 👏 GOT 👏 MY 👏A 👏B👏Ms👏 aka Advanced Bound Manuscripts! It’s just a very basic, unformatted, uncorrected version of the manuscript (the approved final revision, but it hasn’t been through copyediting or proofreading or pass pages etc. yet), used by me, Agent, and Editor to solicit blurbs from other authors! An e-book version will be available as well, but…read more
Gen Con haul! 🎲 Got some great games, art, and other geeky wonderfulness. The writer’s symposium was fun and informative as always, and got to hang out with my editor again which was super fun! Thanks @gen_con for another amazing year!Now it is The Dark Week, the week during which everything is sad, and we are at the farthest point from…read more
Trying out a casual Commander Shepard (Mass Effect) look for Saturday Gen Con 🎲🚀✨(it’s way too comfy to be considered a real cosplay though ☺️)
Just did a crazy fun escape room at Gen Con and got this awesome screen print for filling out a cipher at the end?? Yay! Super impressed, thanks Champaign-Urbana Adventures in Time and Space!
IT’S GEN CON TIME! 🎲⚔️ For those just tuning in, Gen Con is the, ahem, “Best Four Days in Gaming,” and it’s no lie. It drowns you in dice and RPGs and tabletop games and general geekery and it’s consistently my favorite four days of the year. 🙌 This will be hubs and my ninth year of attendance, also the…read more
This quote has been memed into the ground, but I really connected with it when I first saw it, and I wasn’t totally sure why until just recently. (When I started drafting a new novel! Which is going shockingly well at the moment, knock on wood.) Bottom line is: It’s concisely representative of the kind of stories I want to…read more
Wellllll, I had an amazing first Nebulas experience! Everyone was incredibly nice and welcoming 😊 Much like post-NY just a couple short weeks ago, I’m finding myself super exhausted, but I’ll share all my take-aways once I’ve recovered! 😴
Day one of the 2019 SFWA Nebulas Conference was a success! I was warned about the books, but holy crap, so very many books 📚😅 All the panels I attended were really great, especially enjoyed the talk on realistic military in fiction. Looking forward to day 2!
SFWA Nebula Conference incoming! L-minus five days! I’m not panicking! 😅 As a max-level introvert, I’m a bit nervous about all the forthcoming socializing. Howeverrrrr, since it’s my first publishing-related event, I’m *also* super excited to meet industry folks while soaking up some career-related wisdom at the great panels I’ve got on the agenda! 📖✍ I’m also feeling grateful for…read more
Oh hi there Flatiron! 🚀📚 Had a great work trip to New York City last week. 🗽The Social Media Week conference was great and I learned a ton! I was fortunate to have enough time in the evenings to see a lot of great sites, and had the opportunity to meet my lovely editor Jen Gunnels and some of the…read more