The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

The Bear and the Nightingale
The Bear and the Nightingale

There should be more books like The Bear and the Nightingale. Lots of them. It is beautiful, and a joy to read.

Maybe I’m just a sucker for fantasies packed full of myths and legends. Maybe the Russian origins of this folklore charmed me.

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Return from ConFusion

Had Detroit style pizza at ConFusion
See, it’s square

This past weekend was ConFusion, which somehow lured me into those strange lands around Detroit. I had a great time and met so many fantastic authors and fans. Here are a few post-con thoughts:

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CONvergence 2017 Announcement

An invite for CONvergence 2017 arrived the other day, and I’m super excited about it. CONvergence is a fantastic convention up in Bloomington, MN, and this year it’s July 6-9. *checks watch* *checks watch again* *checks calendar* *scowls at the snow covering the ground outside the window* I don’t know my panel schedule yet, but badge … Read more

CONFusion 2017 Schedule

Two weeks till CONFusion! I’m really looking forward to this convention and if you’re there, I WANT TO MEET YOU. Here’s my schedule as it stands: Friday, 7:00pm – Defying Gravity – Too often we see new writers compared to Neil Gaiman or Margaret Atwood for purposes of marketing. Standing in the shadow of greatness can be … Read more