I originally met Brian Dolton in the writer’s workshop area of Orson Scott Card’s website under the name tchernabyelo. Brian is originally from the U.K. and now lives in New Mexico.
For somebody unfamiliar with … Continue reading
This week, I interview reclusive British author Ian Creasey. I’ve known Ian through the Codex Writer Group for a number of years. We have critiqued each others’ stories a number of times, and I’ve always been impressed with his measured and calculated approach.
I have decided to do a weekly interview with various writers for several reasons. One, I find that writers are interesting people, two, I can learn from them, and three, I often ask things that other people don’t.
Matt Forbeck is a guy I recently met through Twitter because of … Continue reading
Tim Maughan has been involved with anime and manga for a long time, but has only been a published writer of prose fiction for about a year an a half. I know because at the time, I was editing issue 12 of M-Brane SF. I read Tim’s story … Continue reading
This weekend, SFWA held the annual Nebula Awards ceremony.
A number of my writer friends were on the ballot in various categories. And, two of these friends won!
Rachel Swirsky won in the novella category, beating out some excellent competition. Noteworthy about that is the very difficulty … Continue reading
The near-future anthology I edited over the summer has been released on Amazon.com. You can find it here.
We round out the 2020 Visions table of contents with a humorous piece by David Gerrold. Time Capsule 2120: Actual Comments from Lunar Tourists is a collection of fictional comments placed into a suggestion box on the moon. Over coffee a few months ago, David explained to me … Continue reading
The power position in the 2020 Visions anthology is held by a story called Nervewrecking written by Alex Wilson. Yes, I’m aware there is one piece following this story, but David Gerrold’s work is more of an epilogue than a story, and that’s a discussion for tomorrow’s blog post.
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Alethea Kontis is one of those people who knows everyone, goes out and gets fun, and always seems happy–even when she’s not. Although we’ve never met in person, I’ve known Alethea virtually though Codex Writers Group for over five years.
She has worked as a buyer for a major … Continue reading
Although we are both members of the Codex writers group, I know Gareth L. Powell mainly by reputation. In addition to being a fiction writer, he is a freelance copywriter and PR consultant, and is a former software marketer. His fiction has appeared in Interzone and in the Shine … Continue reading