Book reviews, surrealist news, arbitrary musings.

Lucky(?) Number 101

Today marks my hundred and first submission of something I wrote to some place I hope will pay me money for the privilege(?) of printing my words. I have a thing for palindromic numbers, so I’m choosing to view this particular goalpost as auspicious. During the nearly two years since I started submitting my writing… Continue Reading →

SF Novella of the Month, September 2021: In the Watchful City

The #sfnovellaofthemonth for September 2021 is In the Watchful City by S. Qiouyi Lu, just out from Tordotcom Publishing. The city of Ora is a place of beauty grown (quite literally) from unbearable trauma. Its luxuriant tangles of vines, structurally integral trees, and streets named for flowers and painted with their namesake floral motifs to… Continue Reading →

Markets in Canada That Pay for Short Fiction

As an emerging writer who is hungry for publication and actively submitting work, I spend a little too much time researching markets. (It’s that dangerous kind of procrastination that feels productive.) As a writer living in Canada, I tend to send much of my work to markets in Canada before considering others. As a writer… Continue Reading →

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