The Elixir of Denial by E. Christopher Clark My rating: 5 of 5 stars I sort-of know E. Christopher Clark. He is a writing streamer on Twitch, and so am I, and we’re connected in the same community. That is part of why I bought this book. The other reason is the first line: Ashley […]Read More Book Review: The Elixir of Denial by E. Christopher Clark
Fear does not justify bigotry. Trans rights are human rights. This article deconstructs the arguments J.K. Rowling set forth in her opinion piece.Read More Fear and Bigotry:
So my new friend and fellow co-host of If This Goes On (Don’t Panic), Rachel Renee a.k.a. Soundmaiden, has put together a podcast to keep us all sane during the crisis. She’s going to be reading stories and poetry. I have the honour of having my story featured as the first episode, so it’s here […]Read More Blue Funk Podcast: My Story “Survivor”
Hello friends. These sure are strange times, aren’t they? I won’t lie; I’m a little scared, and I don’t blame you if you are too. It seems to me that we’re in one of those times that nobody with a modicum of wisdom hopes to ever see. It’s like a world war, or a world […]Read More Coming Together in the Time of the Plague
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Welcome, one and all, to If This Goes On (Don’t Panic)! We’re here to bring you hope through speculative fiction and the sci-fi/fantasy community. How are we going to do that? Well, we just launched Episode 0, in which Alan, Rachel and I talk about…
Pleased to announce that my story, A Soldier in the Army of Love, has been accepted by the Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast. This represents my third pro-rate SFF sale and qualifies me for full SFWA membership at last!Read More Accepted: A Soldier in the Army of Love
Cancel culture can be brilliant when used wisely, but it can also be unnecessarily destructive. Here are a few things to consider. Source: Cancel Culture: Vigilante Justice or Mob Rule?Read More Cancel Culture: Vigilante Justice or Mob Rule?
If This Goes On (Don’t Panic) is a new podcast about hope and hopepunk SFF.Read More If This Goes On, Don’t Panic!
Why, in this age of unprecedented literary freedom, is the most popular fiction subject a woman’s suffering, pain and death?Read More Violence Against Women in Literature: the Trending Topic of the ’10s.
One of my favourite authors, Lois McMaster Bujold, was named the 36th Damon Knight Grand Master for her contributions to science fiction and fantasy. Source: Lois McMaster Bujold & the Damon Knight Grand Mistresses of SFFRead More Lois McMaster Bujold & the Damon Knight Grand Mistresses of SFF