An update about Fals' publications. A lot of links.
Annual awards are one of the incentives in the publication world for writers to experiment with stories and to ensure that work is well edited. Since I've started deliberately writing queer-centric fiction, I've been keeping on an eye out for awards focusing on stories featuring queer characters. While these stories could and do win big name awards, … Continue reading When the Rainbow Wins: Annual Awards
Hey. Guess what? We survived 2017! For me, the year was not the worst of my life but certainly one of the more traumatic. Whatever. It's over. Much of the personal and social drama will drag on into this new year, but that doesn't mean we can't recover from the past. The horrific, emotionally draining, … Continue reading Rebooting for 2018
While the "cyberpunk" label is relatively old these days, new works continue to develop from the most iconic examples of cyberpunk. Here are several works mixing Western and Asian cultures in their near future worlds.
July's Day of Action for Net Neutrality wasn't the end of this year's fight to protect an open Internet.
We're not all flying around in our personal cars under neon lights, but politically, we are living within a cyberpunk world.
This is an issue you need to know about today. Maybe you like spending money on whatever corporations tell you to. You wouldn't mind paying to access all of the Internet at high speeds. But I'm going to assume you don't believe that people deserve more freedom online based on where they live within the United States or how wealthy they are.
It happens. You're reading along, maybe taking breaks to daydream about side-stories and what the author might show you next, when BAM! Your favorite character is dead. Or they leave for an unknown amount of time. Maybe they're put into a sleep that will last the remainder of the story. Their mind is wiped. In … Continue reading When Your Favorite Character Is Gone
Music used to develop the characters in a writing project.
Thoughts on #GuessWrite and a pre-made story cover.