Table-top RPGs are important to me in a way that I’ve seldom had the courage to describe. Sure, they helped a lot make me into the writer I am, and taught me a ton about storytelling and collaborative fiction; but much more than this, it helped me deal with a lot of the difficult things… Read More Vicariously male
Hello folks! As you probably know, this weekend, I am headed to Can-Con, one of the best conventions in the Ottawa area! I will be at the Renaissance table on and off, but if you want to make sure to see me, here is my official schedule. FRIDAY 7 PM: On a panel: Ursula K.… Read More My Can-Con schedule
For today’s indie love post, I would like to talk about a favourite of mine: Kevin Johns’ The Page Turners trilogy, a YA horror series set in a rural Canadian town. A group of boys, all avid readers, calling themselves “The Page Turners”, meet at school on a regular basis to discuss books they love.… Read More Indie Love -The Page Turners trilogy
So, a few months ago, I was talking about getting back into comics… well, I’ve started uploading Some Assembly Required as a webcomic, and I’m pretty happy with the results. Please check it out here, subscribe, and if you’re very very nice, turn off your adblocker!
This weekend is going to be such an exciting time at Limestone Genre Expo in Kingston! If you are in this area, please come and see me! I will be at the Renaissance Press table all weekend, so you can get your books signed! I’ll also be sitting on two panels Sunday afternoon: at 3PM,… Read More Limestone Genre Expo – Schedule
Whether you are writing a piece of fiction or planning a role-playing game, world building is a crucial aspect of the story you are building, especially if you deal with science-fiction and fantasy. I’ve written a lot about world building before (which you can read about here and here) but I’ve never addressed the particulars… Read More Building a world
So a few years ago, I talked a lot about two types of publishing roads you can undertake when you are looking to get that finished novel out into the world. I explained how to go about getting an agent, and what you can expect if you go the traditional route, as well as what… Read More Small Press publishing