Tumbling Down the Goblin Hole

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Pikes Peak Writers Conference Schedule

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Hugo Wars, Part CCXVIII

I’ve been reading different reactions to the Hugo Award ballot, and feeling more and more bummed about the fallout. So I finally decided I needed to get a few more things out.

I’ll warn you all that this is a fairly long blog post about voting, the Hugo rules, gaming the system, certain individuals, personalities vs. the work, being an asshole, and more…

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RAINN on Rape Culture

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"Invisible" is Live!


As of today, Invisible is officially a thing! In addition to the guest blog posts featured on the blog, the e-book anthology includes bonus material from Alex Dally MacFarlane, Gabriel Cuellar, Nonny Blackthorne, and Ithiliana.

It’s on sale for $2.99 at the following sites, and I’m hoping to add to this list as other retailer links go live. All proceeds will go to the Carl Brandon Society for Con or Bust.

I learned a lot from this project. I think these essays do a marvelous job of answering the question, “Why does representation matter?” and of looking at different types of representation in our genre.

I’m a big believer in the importance and power of story. The contributors to Invisible showed me new aspects of that power, things I hadn’t necessarily considered before.

If you’re a reviewer and would be interested in a copy, please let me know. And if you feel like spreading the word, I’ll send you a tray of fresh-baked karmic brownies (or another imaginary karmic goodie of your choice).

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hermitjesty asked: Happy (early) birthday, and many returns of the day!

Thank you!

I could have done without the snow, but ah well. It shall be a fun day nonetheless! :-)