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Monthly Archives: October 2020
November’s a lighter month than most, because I’m taking a two week vacation for my birthday. I’ve tried to make sure everything continues as normal for the most part during that time, which is November 2 through the 15th. Zoom … Continue reading
There’s a section in the LotR where Bilbo talks about feeling like a bit of butter that’s been scraped over too much toast, and while I have done nothing as noble as being a Ring bearer, I do identify strongly with that physical state. My eyes are scratchy and I’ve got that rubbed-raw, sleepless mode that has me awake at 2 am wondering about where this world is wandering. Sometimes the urge to go lie down is overwhelming, but it’s so hard to turn the hamster wheels of my thoughts off long enough to nap. I’m more distractible and I can tell I’m missing details sometimes (more than usual, at least). Time to take a breath.
This short urban fantasy story originally appeared in Stamps, Vamps, and Tramps, edited by Shannon Robinson. It takes place in Durham, North Carolina, and involves a tattoo artist who’s got a different purpose in mind than her latest client does. … Continue reading
I interviewed Shoshana Edwards, author of Death Lives in the Water: A Harperâ€™s Landing Story from Ring of Fire Press and A Roman Wilderness of Pain. We talk about her writing, neurolinguistics, and current political rhetoric. Shoshana Edwards was born … Continue reading
Here’s a reading of “Three Wishes.”
Here’s some of the weirder stuff coming up for the Rambo Academy this month:
Thursday, October 1 Co-working 8:30-10:30 AM Handicrafts/Journaling 1-2 PM Co-working 6:30-8:30 PM Friday, October 2 Clean and chat, 10-11 AM Co-working 1-3 PM Cat Reads at Cmonfluence at 2 PM SFWA Panel 4 PM Saturday, October 3 Power and Politics … Continue reading
In this interview, Jennifer talks about writing for franchises, including Shadowrun and Valdemar, what has surprised her about the process, what worlds she hasn’t written in but would like to, and which of her original worlds would make the best franchise, as well as what advice she’d give to people working in it.