Beneath Ceaseless Skies just offered for my Clarion West week 3 story "A Screech of Gulls." This is the one based in the same world as my Chiaroscuro manuscript. The one that caused my instructor (George R.R. Martin) to say, "This was bleak. You are a dark and despairing person." I still need to get… Continue reading Release the gulls!
I can wax rhapsodic on the awesomeness of Rarity (from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic). Her story arcs are full of nuance, personal challenge, and emotional maturity. Rarity finds sacrifice and generosity to be difficult, which is why it is such a victory every time she strives to be her better self. She represents the pony… Continue reading Rarity is my patronus