Awards eligibility 2022
As a writer After a breakneck pace last year (two stories), I've kept things simple this year, with just one story (but a nice one):...Read More "Awards eligibility 2022"
Awards eligibility 2021
As a writer I published only two stories this year, but they're good ones! “Minstrel Boy Howling at the Moon” Magazine of Fantasy and Science...Read More "Awards eligibility 2021"
Reaching the peak
Conscious or unconscious, realistic or fantastic, we all have goals of one kind or another. My goals as a writer have always been fairly understated,...Read More "Reaching the peak"
#CaptiveReader – Spring and the Arachnodactylist
During this Covid-19 pandemic, songwriter Carrie Newcomer has been singing a song every night from her living room. I was inspired by that to try...Read More "#CaptiveReader – Spring and the Arachnodactylist"
Writing by the Numbers
Since my writing career is so neatly encapsulated by the 2010s, I thought I'd take a look at some more detailed statistics. Note that the...Read More "Writing by the Numbers"
What I Did Last Decade
Words from an Absent Willow An overview of my literary endeavours in the 2010s. Tl;dr: I got published I started to take writing seriously and...Read More "What I Did Last Decade"
Awards eligibility 2019
As a writer The year's not over yet! But while I've got some things in train, none seem likely to publish before next year, so...Read More "Awards eligibility 2019"
Beginnings 110 – Auld Lang Syne, Ch. 10
It’s Saturday. A day for sleeping in, for pretending I’ve successfully played sick and avoided school, for luxuriating in having nothing to do. The sun...Read More "Beginnings 110 – Auld Lang Syne, Ch. 10"