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Crossbows and Bureaucracy

Crossbows and Bureaucracy

Opening Chapter of Curse of the Black Swan We lay entwined, naked in the candlelight of her apartment. Rain thrummed on the baked-clay roof, muting the sounds of Havencastle at night. Amber ran her finger along the straight pink-and-white scar under my left nipple....
SFContario

SFContario

I’m off to SFContario this weekend. SFContario: Toronto’s Autumn Science Fiction Convention. I’ve had some good times at this convention in the past. Last year I skipped because the World Fantasy Convention was held the weekend before in Toronto....

Open the Puzzle Box

I’m excited to announce the followup to the 2009 Aurora award winning Women of the Apocalypse. The Puzzle Box is to be released at the When Words Collide convention in August 2013.  It is a collection of four novellas (plus one framing story written by me and...
Blood & Water launch: Bakka Phoenix Books

Blood & Water launch: Bakka Phoenix Books

A quick trip down the 401 brought me to Bakka Phoenix books where I was helping to launch Blood and Water (edited by Hayden Trenholm and published through Bundoran Press. Also in attendance are Julie Czerneda and Stephanie Bedwell-Grime. It includes my story A Rash of...
Bourbon & Eggnog Wins Aurora!

Bourbon & Eggnog Wins Aurora!

Bourbon and Eggnog took home an Aurora under Best Fan Publication. What? Fan Publication? I don’t get it? Are guys two dudes and two gals in a basement writing about Twilight? Fair question. And the answer is no. We still qualify as professional writers but this...

eBookTechnician.com

Last year, I launched eBookTechnician.com, a site highlighting e-coding that I’ve done for small presses (such as CZP and Bundoran Press), for collaborative work (The 10th Circle Project), and more recently freelance work. I’m a big supporter of ebooks,...
Blood and Water TOC

Blood and Water TOC

I recently sold a story to an anthology called Blood and Water. Blood and Water will gather the stories of the new resource wars that will mark the next fifty years – stories of conflict and cooperation, of hope and despair – all told from a uniquely Canadian...

BundoranPress.com has some shiny new threads

Bundoran Press, an independent publishing house the specializes in speculative fiction (Fantasy and Science Fiction), recently decided to redo their webpage. I volunteered. Because it would only take me three hours — max. My friend, Brian Garside, once told me...