Dragon Con!

Hitting the road tomorrow night to head down for what I hope is my last Dragon Con in a while. Of course, as soon as I said that yesterday, I picked up a new client who wants a presence there next year, SO. Oh well. I will, mostly, be at the SFWA table in the […]

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On Dignity

*sigh* Since it apparently bears repeating… As an author, convention-manager, artist, *creative of any sort*, or anyone who is in the public eyes, you have a responsibility to act a little better than everyone around you. It is your *job* to be graceful under pressure. I know it’s hard and hurtful and you may go […]

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Productivity or Bust

I’ll let you in on a secret (well, not really a secret): Gen Con is amazing for my brain. The people in my professional and personal life? Even more amazing. The feeling of slipping just a little out of a long-term depression? Indescribable. I dropped my mom off at the airport this morning so that […]

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Gen Con

Well, the Hugo results are making me so happy. A wonderfully diverse, gorgeous slate of recipients (though we of the Nebulas can still claim to be trend-setters, yes?), and I’m not even sorry to say that seeing VD BELOW ‘no award’ doesn’t make me the least bit sad. (Fun fact: I brought up some of […]

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Gen Con Schedule

SCHEDULE! Not a Minority Anymore Kameron Hurley, Ana Visneski, Maurice Broaddus, Jess Banks Noon, Thursday, Room 243 Gaming and fiction are becoming more and more diverse, bringing a new set of challenges, and adding extra weight to old challenges. How do you handle that around the gaming table, in your fiction, or in your business? […]

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Genius Loci TOC

Slush piles are awesome. You go in with no idea what you’ll find, and at the end of the reading period, you come out with at least a few pieces of gold. This one, there was a lot of gold. Which is when a slush pile sucks. You have a budget, and an acceptable wordcount, […]

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Genius Loci Now Closed!

Unless I’ve made special arrangements with you, the submissions for Genius Loci are now closed! We’ll be taking the next few weeks to go through them, and hope to have everything at least tentatively answered by mid-July, which is a little later than the first announced deadline, but such things happen. And! We’re working on […]

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Oof

Well, it’s been a couple of wild weeks, hasn’t it?   Just a quick note to say that the submissions for Genius Loci are still open! I’ve gotten almost 70 submissions, and looking forward to lots more. Submit! SUBMIT!   I’ll also be at BookExpo America in NYC this week, so say hello if you’re […]

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