It might be a little early to tell, might it not, since it’s not even January 2nd yet?Read More Did You Break Your New Year’s Writing Resolutions Yet?
You might have heard of her – I hear she’s been the talk of Tumblr, among other things, lately – but you haven’t been sure whether it would be worth the effort to try something from a new author. The accounts which follow are just a few of my humble hints and nudges to help […]Read More 8 + 2 Reasons to Read: KJ Charles
So, thing is: my partner and I have spent countless hours discussing and (yup) worshipping Yoon Ha Lee‘s amazing The Machineries of Empire series this past winter. Here are just a few of the reasons I think probably everybody over the age of 16 (especially in the sci-fi ranks) should read the series. Now. Before […]Read More 6 + 1 Reasons to Read: Yoon Ha Lee
#1 To sew. More. Always. Everything. It’s a similar feeling to the hunger for writing, larping, and – most of all, because it’s also related – cosplaying. I want it all. Right now. And I want it next month and the month after and the one after that. Luckily, I have a few novels to […]Read More 9 Reasons To Do Me Made May In 2019
Must have bullets! Must have bullets! Must have… argh, no. I’m writing this on a bleary Friday morning from my favourite couch in Rijeka, Croatia. It’s the second-to-last day on the week in the year when I tend to get overworked the most (a children’s books festival – fun times). My left knee is out […]Read More Third Book is a Go!
I’m almost a full week into my first ever sequel (if you don’t count short story cycles – I first did those in primary school), and I’m kinda sorta actually getting hopeful and having fun? The trick is – I’m writing it for the second time. I’ve had a few thousand words written in it […]Read More From Enemies to Lovers: a Sequel Story in 6 Acts
Thirty years used to be more than a lifetime a few centuries ago – but it still sure feels like one today. Partially to honor some great people whose birthday life lessons I’ve loved reading in the past few years, and partially to add to the circus that my birthday weekend’s become this year, here […]Read More 30 Things I’ve Learned in 30 Years So Far
Being late to the party in terms of fandoms can be a tricky thing. What if your favourite (possible) ship has already gone out in a blaze of glory? What if the tumblr side of things has already steered into the acid lakes of hate, flame and basic human indecency? Why would you even dare […]Read More A Million Generations of Fans
Disclaimer: Some people, when they take a sabbatical, announce it on schedule and keep professional about it. Me, I’m just like “here’s three months of radio silence due to work-and-life obligations, hope you didn’t mind too much”. It’s funny, though, what it was in the end that brought me back from the dead… (No copyright […]Read More A Revhead’s Hangover – The Day After Fury Road
Since this winter seems to be a time of awful weather, unexpected temperature shifts and general emotional blahs, thinking back on the pleasure of outdoor larping seems to be the only logical thing to do. Sure, I like chamber larps and urban pervasive larping as much as the next larper, but there’s just something about going […]Read More The Wolf on Larping in the Great Outdoors