February 10, 2015

Why SFF: A Reading List

I'm over at David Walton's blog, talking about why I write science fiction and fantasy -- which I do by looking at things I love to read at why. Click here for the post!

David's the author of Quintessence, which was absolutely fantastic. He's got a new book coming out this year, too, which I'm looking forward to. In any case, definitely check out his website.

February 8, 2015

Unlikely Influences: Two Lessons from Toy Story

I'm guest-blogging over at Kate Heartfield's blog on her Unlikely Influence Series:
Unlikely Influences is a series of weekly blog posts about how science fiction and fantasy writers can learn the tricks of their trade in odd places.
 I'm writing about what Toy Story taught me about endings! Click here to read.

January 29, 2015

The Great Con Question

I'm over at Inkpunks today, guest posting on conventions -- and whether or not writers should go to them. Check it out here.

January 23, 2015

LTUE Schedule

I'll be at Life, the Universe, and Everything -- a great conference about writing held from Feb 12-14 in Provo, Utah. Here's my schedule! Room numbers are yet to come. It looks like I'll get to spend lots of time talking about archaeology/anthropology/folklore. :)

9am Thu: Building Different Economies / Politics
2pm Thu: Using History & Folklore to Enrich Your World
7pm Thu: Using Anthropology for Inspiration

1pm Fri: Push Button Technology

10am Sat: Young Adult Protagonists
1pm Sat: Modern Fantasy & It’s Relation to Folklore and Myth
4pm Sat: The History of Chocolate
6pm Sat: Selling Your Short Story

ETA: I will also be at the mass book signing Friday, 8:00pm.

January 13, 2015

Bricks and Sunlight at Cast of Wonders

Cast of Wonders, the Parsec-winning YA fiction podcast, has produced my short story, "Bricks and Sunlight." This is both my first reprint, and my first audio fiction! Click here to listen.