Since February's basically over, it's time for another update on how my New Year's Resolution for 2023 to do more self-promotion is going! (I'll also provide some publishing updates + thoughts on reading in this post, too!) New Year's Resolution Accountability Check Q: Have you promoted yourself in some way every day this month? A: … Continue reading Reflections: Self-Promotion, Words, & Reviews from February 2023
Kickstarter Anthologies in 2022
Happy Kickstarter analysis day! This post contains my analysis of all the successful anthology Kickstarters that happened in 2022, and builds on some of the data gathering I talked about in my analyses of anthology campaigns in 2020 and 2021. What's in this post? My methodology Maps Charts Number crunching Thoughts Analysis Comparisons to 2020 … Continue reading Kickstarter Anthologies in 2022
2022 Annual Wrap-Up Post
Happy New Year, everyone! I've already shouted about my publication successes for 2022 in my 2022 Awards Eligibility Post, so in this post, I thought I'd share some statistics about my submissions, a brief writing retrospective, and some random trivia about my stories, published this year, and my goals for 2023. (If you're curious how … Continue reading 2022 Annual Wrap-Up Post
My 2023 New Year’s Resolution
You are the *only* person who truly knows what *you* need to be happy, and you are your own best advocate.
It's been a while since I've posted anything, so I thought I'd leave you some short reviews of 10 books I've read in the past month or so. 5/5 stars: Dear Sophie, Love Sophie: A Graphic Memoir in Diaries, Letters, and Lists by Sophie Lucido JohnsonI love letters, I love speculating about talking to Past … Continue reading Review Dump!
Review: The Saint of Witches
I recently picked up Avra Margariti's first poetry collection, The Saint of Witches, which was published in April 2022 by Weasel Press. Avra is a Greek creator of speculative poetry, and I've been a fan of her work for a couple years now. Avra's speculative poetry has been published rather widely and been nominated for … Continue reading Review: The Saint of Witches
My Flights of Foundry Schedule for 2022!
Next weekend (8-10 April 2022), I'll be participating in programming for Flights of Foundry, which is an international, 100% virtual convention for fans of speculative fiction with programming around the clock! There will be awesome industry professionals all trying to to help members of the global writing community better themselves and their writing. You mustn't … Continue reading My Flights of Foundry Schedule for 2022!
2021 Annual Wrap-Up Post
As you can see, I'm a bit behind on my annual wrap-up stuff. Better late than never! 2021 was another busy year for me! I started taking on more editing clients via Quasar Editing, which helped me reaffirm my love of helping speculative fiction authors with developmental edits. I'm way more passionate about analyzing stories … Continue reading 2021 Annual Wrap-Up Post
Kickstarter Anthologies in 2020
Since I'm curious how the COVID-19 pandemic affected crowdfunded anthologies on Kickstarter, I decided to do as complete a review as I could to create a dataset for future analysis (for example, in case I decide to go back and do an analysis of full calendar years pre-2020 or continue to do future year-in-review Kickstarter … Continue reading Kickstarter Anthologies in 2020
Seems like a good time for a project update, so here we go! One of my unofficial projects during the COVID times has been trying to submit stories and/or poems to three different markets per day. Some days, I blow that goal out of the water, some days I don't touch it. It's a tedious … Continue reading Update: Projects!