I have a new story out in the anthology The Sum Of Us: Tales of the Bonded and Bound. “Good-bye is that Time between Now and Forever” is a brief story about a daughter travelling with her father to an appointment for doctor-assisted suicide. Except in this world, the dead rise. The theme of The Sum […]
Reveal for the cover of my debut short story collection It’s Not the End and Other Lies (ChiZine Publications, 2018).
I will be teaching a 2-hour writing workshop on how to keep readers on the edges of their seats at the Limestone Genre Expo in Kingston, Ontario on Saturday, June 3, 2017. It will start at 3PM. Why should I take this workshop? This workshop is for writers of all genres who want their stories to be […]
My schedule for Limestone Genre Expo, happening June 3 – 4 in Kingston, ON. I’ll be doing panels, a reading and running a workshop.
My schedule for Ad Astra 2017, happening May 5 – 7 in Richmond Hill, ON. I’ll be doing panels on horror, John Carpenter and how fantasy novels have taken over TV.
It’s always a thrill when someone reviews your story and zeroes in precisely on the themes and ideas you were looking to explore. My hat’s off to Derek Newman-Stille for this review, where he barely touches on plot and nicely sums up the ideas of immorality, change and conflict through the lens of less-than-ideal small […]
Below, I’m going to encourage you to support Bundoran Press’ Indigogo campaign for 49th Parallels—their latest anthology of science fiction. But I’ll start by saying: I don’t think crowdfunding is a stable or reliable business model for publishers. There comes a point where readers say: “Why do I need to pay for something that you, as a business, […]
Here’s my schedule for Can-Con 2016, a SF/F/H convention in Ottawa September 9-11. I’m doing readings, panels and attending parties with leading voices in Canadian specfic.
A sci-fi convention might seem overwhelming to the shy or introverted, but these are safe spaces where it’s OK to be alone, not talk, read and be reflective. If you’ve never been to one, consider Can-Con 2016 in Ottawa, Sept. 9-11.
We all wish we could talk to our younger selves. Here’s 25 things I would have told my 25-years ago self about spotting bullies, learning to accept (and let go of) friendship, and balance trends with individuality.