Excellent Review for Once Upon a Time in the Wyrd West at On Spec!

Originally posted on Aradia Publishing:
Really honoured to receive such a positive review from Nicole at On Spec, a preeminent Canadian SFF magazine! A+ world-building in this one. The Wyrd West is set in the post-apocalyptic Canadian prairies–a new wild west only with magic. Alongside the traditional gunslingers, desperados, First Nations people, saloon owners and…

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Chelsea Eckert on On Writing Anthropomorphic Animal Characters (For Adults)

From Cat Rambo’s blog: As someone who works deeply in the zoo/conservation industries and spends a lot of time pretending to be a tiger at conventions around the country, you might say I’m enthusiastic about animals. You’d be wrong, of course. I’m zealous in my love for them. If I could be a little shield-carrying furry paladin, […]

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Decolonizing Magic

Originally posted on POCGamer:
Magic. It’s a core component of fantasy, but is often unevenly distributed and developed. On the outset, this seems sensical, until you dig into it a bit. At that point, other disparities and issues come into sharp relief. So this is a short post on decolonizing magic.  “Decolonizing? How can magic…

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