Tag Archives: Margret Helgadottir

The Very Inspiring Blogger Award

Thanks, QWF Writes, for nominating me for the “Very Inspiring Blogger” award. QWF Writes is the Quebec Writers’ Federation’s monthly online column. The QWF does a lot of great work promoting writing in the community. Have a look at their post … Continue reading

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New Monster Story in A New Anthology of Monsters

It’s here! European Monsters  is now published and available as a paperback coffee table book. This is the first of a planned series of Fox Spirit Books of Monsters. When I received an invitation to contribute a monster story for a this … Continue reading

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Guesting on Margrét Helgadóttir’s blog to talk about “Mindswitch”

Norwegian-Icelandic writer Margrét Helgadóttir recently extended a kind invitation to write a guest post on her blog. She was curious about my inspiration for my story Mindswitch in the anthology Impossible Spaces (Hic Dragones, 2013). She also asked about how and why … Continue reading

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Keep Writing! Keep Sending it Out!

Those are the words of encouragement I often tell myself and other writers. Don’t give up when rejections arrive. They are a sign that you are sending stories out, and that’s a good thing. A rejection is an opportunity to look … Continue reading

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Good News Comes in Threes

It’s been an exciting week. Today, I had the temporary cast for my fractured radius removed and a new one put on. It’ll be another five weeks of struggling to do the simplest things, like buttoning my jeans, opening bottles … Continue reading

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