Writing Update: “Advection” and Bewere the Night
I have a lot of movies to write about this week; most of them are bad, and then there’s one that surprised me – mostly with nudity, but also with not being terrible! (I am not a fan of surprise nudity, but I am always up for something being less terrible than feared.) But for now, a writing update: 1.…
“Bread and Circuses”and “Is This Your Day…?”
1. I have another story podcast this month! “Bread and Circuses,” a Tresaultiverse short story that appeared a few weeks back in this month’s issue of Beneath Ceaseless Skies, is now available in downloadable audio form! (As opposed to “embedded-MIDI form,” which is nobody’s friend. Unless you like MIDIs, in which case, go to town!…
“Seeing” is a podcast!
Earlier this week, my Clarkesworld story “Seeing” was turned into a podcast, thanks to Kate Baker and what I can only assume are a hardworking cadre of slightly grumpy talking animals – I’m guessing badgers, but would accept chipmunks – who wear rumpled newsroom suits and bustle a lot. (I mean, think about it, and then try to tell me there’s an explanation that makes more sense than that.…
“Bread and Circuses”
In what is turning out to be a busy week, my story “Bread and Circuses” is out this week in Beneath Ceaseless Skies! “Bread and Circuses,” as the title may imply, is a short story set in the world of my novel Mechanique (the Tresaultiverse?), featuring city-states, loyalty, baking, inappropriate staring, and an appearance by the Circus.…
“Seeing”
In writing news today, my short story “Seeing” is live at Clarkesworld! (One of the best things about researching science fiction is trolling for images of completely awesome stuff, I feel.*) I want to give a quick thanks to Nick W., a gentleman astronomer who was a Launchpad classmate of mine, and who proved an invaluable science advisor during the editing process.…