Tag Archives: crossed genres

A Mixed Bag: Combining and Manipulating Genre Conventions with Tracy Townsend

In this class, we throw the idea of neat boxes and categories out the window and ask ourselves, what more can we achieve as writers when we blend and blur the lines between genres? From subverting tropes to reimagining story … Continue reading

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The Million Writers Award – 2012

The Million Writers Award, which is a cool award for online fiction, is open for nominations until April 9. If you’ve got a favorite story that appeared online this year — yours or someone else’s — go nominate it! Continue reading

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The Inevitable Award Post

I have been noticing a lot of these over the last couple of months, and I was going to skip it, but then I was totting up the publications from last year, and I’m proud of the fact that I … Continue reading

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A Whole Mess of Kindle Reading for Under $20

Holy cow. Kindles are selling, selling, SELLING. So, uh, if you're looking for something of mine to read on your Kindle, here's some suggestions. Lightspeed Year One – For $5, you get not just two of my stories, but everything … Continue reading

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Recent Online Reading: Short Notes about Short Stories

I loved Kris Dikeman’s Silent, Still and Cold in Beneath Ceaseless Skies. It has a high fantasy sensibility mixed with zombies, which always seems like a win-win to me. Also in this month’s issue is Jesse Bullington’s The Adventures of Ernst, Who Began a Man, Became a Cyclops, and Finished A Hero. Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Past Year

A look at 2010, including fantasy and SF short story publications and podcasts, and some hints about stuff forthcoming in 2011. Continue reading

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