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Oct 09 2015

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At Capclave This Weekend

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I will be at Capclave this weekend, the DC-area con, “where reading is not extinct.” I’m on panels Fri 9pm, Sat 11am, Sat 7pm, about magazines etc, and a group reading Sat 10pm of Bill Powell‘s BCS story that’s a libretto stage-play that we podcasted for episode BCS 150. If you see me in the […]

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Aug 22 2015

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At Worldcon in Spokane This Weekend

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This weekend I’m at Sasquan, Worldcon in Spokane, Washington. I’m on panels about magazines and worldbuilding, and I’ll be attending the Hugos for BCS‘s nomination for Best Semiprozine. If you see me in the halls or the parties, say hello!

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Jul 06 2015

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At ReaderCon This Weekend

This weekend I’m at ReaderCon again! On two panels, discussing magazines and secondary-world settings: Fri 2 PM, The Future of Speculative Magazines also including Leah Bobet of Ideomancer, Neil Clarke of Clarkesworld, and Ellen Datlow of countless countless anthologies. Sat noon, Our Panel of Experts…, answering audience questions about secondary-world settings. I’ll have BCS and […]

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May 20 2015

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For WFA, Jeanne Cavelos

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World Fantasy Award nominating ballots are due by May 31. For the WFA for Special Award Non-Professional, I’m nominating Jeanne Cavelos. For 20 years, Jeanne has run and been the primary lecturer at the Odyssey writing workshop; six weeks every summer, plus a seventh week of alumni workshop, plus a podcast and a crit service, […]

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May 12 2015

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In-doubted-edly!

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Here’s the audio mixer window for the final version of this week’s BCS podcast, a large-cast reading in honor of our 150th episode. :) The story is by Bill Powell; featuring the narratorial talents of Michael J DeLuca, Tina Connolly, Bill Powell, and myself. It’s called “The Punctuality Machine, Or, A Steampunk Libretto,” a stage […]

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Feb 09 2015

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Farewell

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Melanie Tem. She and Steve Rasnic Tem were the week-long instructors from my year at the Odyssey Workshop 2005; kind, wise, helpful; and Steve Rasnic Tem I bought a story from for BCS and had several great chats at WFC cons, including last November in DC. Farewell, Melanie Tem, on your journey out into the […]

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Jan 23 2015

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Beneath Ceaseless Pies!

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Pie, beer, literary adventure fantasy, chemistry, the human heart in conflict with itself, and much much more in my friend and BCS author Fran Wilde’s latest episode of her podcast Cooking The Books, on me and Beneath Ceaseless Skies!

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Nov 01 2014

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At World Fantasy This Weekend

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I’m at World Fantasy this weekend, in my locale of Washington DC. And Thursday of the con is International Stout Day!  (For reals!)  Because I’m local, I can drive to the con and therefore bring beer. And because I’m me, I currently have 24 different stouts in my cellars. So come to World Fantasy, to […]

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Oct 08 2014

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At Capclave This Weekend

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This weekend, I will be at Capclave, the annual Washington D.C.-area F/SF con (where reading is not extinct!). I’m on three panels, all dealing with short fiction, magazines, or their podcasts: Friday 5:00 pm: Small Press Publishing (including Neil Clarke, Danielle Ackley-Mcphail, Sean Wallace, Ian Randal Strock, Shahid Mahmud) Friday 6:00 pm: From Pod to […]

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Sep 27 2014

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To An Author

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Very sad to hear of the passing of Eugie Foster, who seemed a bright person and insightful writer. She sent me a piece at BCS years ago that was more fable-esque than I prefer; I always hoped she would send more. The same for Jay Lake and Euan Harvey. I’ve known premature loss multiple times […]

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