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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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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Status

Slowly clawing my way out of the debris of a summer of bouncing around the country, and getting back into operation. I am currently available for consultations, and may have some room for a new client, as summer projects wind up. Query me at jaymgatespr (at) gmail.com for more details, or see my ‘Pricing’ page. […]

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Panels and Prose

So, first, the publication news! I’ve sold several pieces of work recently. 1.) An introspective nonfiction piece on how gaming taught me to take the reins of my life, which will appear in Mad Norwegian Press’s Chicks Dig Gaming, edited by Jean Rabe and Jennifer Brozek. That’s supposed to be out sometime in November, and […]

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Updates and Appearances

The publications page is finally loaded! With excerpts! And links! Also, I’m waiting for permission to announce some things, but I will be making some form of professional appearance at the following conventions. April Purgatory: 10 Year Anniversary, April 13, Charlotte NC Speculative Fiction Night, hosted by Bull Spec Magazine, April 23, Raleigh East Coast […]

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