2018 Round-up

It's been fairly quiet on the publication / short story writing front for me this year because I've been working on a novel.  I want to celebrate that rather than wallow in the dearth of new short stories because things are still moving in the right direction. I had two reprints published this year. Kikinasai,… Continue reading 2018 Round-up



I wrote up my general feelings for BSFA's vector and you can read it here.  On a more personal note, I was overwhelmed by everyone whom I met last year greeting me with joy and warmth. And they introduced me to even more lovely people and wow, I get it now, this feeling of family!… Continue reading Gambarimasu!

Convention, Writing

Fantasycon in Chester

Things have been quiet on here this year as I am mainly working on the first draft of my novel. I'm about 30,000 words in and it's a beast of burden: so different to writing short stories, so much planning and pushing through the mediocre draft and constantly changing world-building. I'm enjoying the world-building more… Continue reading Fantasycon in Chester


On both sides of the podcasts

I have previously mentioned my foray into narrating for podcasts and continued to do so with Cynthia So's "The Poet and the Spider" over at Cast of Wonders. Cynthia is a queer Chinese writer living in London and her words are beautifully poetic. She's definitely one to watch out for in the future and she… Continue reading On both sides of the podcasts