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
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!
My votes for Rhysling Award (2022)
I joined the Science Fiction Poetry Association (SFPA) a few years ago because I wanted to learn more about speculative poetry and subscribe to Star*Line, a quarterly magazine SFPA publishes. One of the perks of being an SFPA member is voting in the Rhysling Awards for best short and long poems of the previous year! … Continue reading My votes for Rhysling Award (2022)
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
Publication — Poetry: 2 poems!
A belated announcement: The other two poems I sold to Quatrain.Fish are out, meaning I've sold 10 poems to them this year! You can read them here and here. Don't forget, Quatrain.Fish is still taking submissions of short poetry until December 31, 2020!
Publication: Poetry – “Shifting Sands”
Another of the poems I sold to Quatrain.Fish is out today! This one is dubbed "the shifting sands poem", and you can read it here! Don't forget, Quatrain.Fish closes permanently to submissions in less than two months! If you've got any poems that are four lines or less, send them in today!
Publication – Poetry: “Snailshell House”
News #1: Quatrain.Fish picked up four more of my poems yesterday! News #2: One of those poems, which I call "Snailshell House", came out today! You can read it here!
Publication: Poetry – “Betrothed”
My poem "Betrothed" has been published in Honeyguide Literary Magazine's first issue, alongside a bunch of awesome stories, poems, and creative nonfiction pieces by contributors from around the world! Portions from each sale of Honeyguide go toward supporting a no-kill animal shelter (they've partnered with one in NY for this issue). You can see the … Continue reading Publication: Poetry – “Betrothed”
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!