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.
I’ll be attending the Limestone Genre Expo next weekend and my full schedule is below. When I’m not on panel, you’ll probably find me behind the ChiZine Publications‘ dealers table. CZP is the publisher guests of honour this year and it’s my privilege to represent them. This is Limestone’s second year and it shows no signs […]
A quick theory of how Star Wars Episode VIII will begin, inspired by a fever dream while down with the flu.
A good lesson for writiers: A series of mentors, who are established as characters and so don’t need arcs of their own, serve as gateways for Luke Skywalker’s hero’s journey. Each mentor represents a possible future. When they are lost, Luke must find his own future.