Magic Wand Giveaway

This actual magic wand is 9 1/2 inches of buckthorn harvested from the felled monstrosity in my back yard. It’s a lovely decorative piece, and perfect for the occasional Wingardium leviosa as long as you’re VERY careful.

2018: A Novel Reader’s Year in Review

As this year draws to a close and I finish reading my 75th book and somethingdy somethingth short story, it seems like an appropriate time to drop a whole pile of reading recommendations.

2018 Publications and Year in Review

With the end of 2018 rapidly approaching, this is a perfect time to discuss my publications and writing achievements for the year. I only have a couple stories eligible for awards, but a lot has been going on behind the scenes.

Patreon

Patreon is a way for fans to support artists in what they do. Too often, art doesn’t pay, and Patreon seeks to fix that by allowing fans to be patrons of the arts at whatever level is comfortable. And the fansĀ get something for it. They get a closer connection to …

Worldcon 2018

Worldcon was so much fun last year that I decided to go again. This year it’s in San Jose, California, and I’m told there will be no shortage of tacos. was so much fun last year that I decided to go again. This year it’s in San Jose, California, and …

CONvergence 2018 Schedule

CONvergence is one of my favorite cons, and not only because it’s close to home. It’s a fantastic, intense, and every year I go I find something new. The convention sprawls across several hotels, and even with all that space the rooms are packed with awesome fans and some really …