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PAX Schedule

If you’re heading to PAX West in Seattle this upcoming Labor Day weekend, I’m going to be a special guest / panelist there! You can see my schedule below: SATURDAY–AUG 31 @ 4:30 PM: WRITE-LIFE BALANCE Mixing a passion for games with a passion for creativity is no new concept, but it is still a …

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Connie Willis

Locus Awards

Just a reminder that if you’re attending the Locus Awards tomorrow, I’ll be signing at 12:30 PM, along with other awesome SF/F authors like: Greg Bear, TJ Berry, Curtis C. Chen, Tina Connolly, Elton Elliott, Amal El-Mohtar, Daryl Gregory, Eileen Gunn, Jason Heller, Mary Robinette Kowal, Robert McCammon, Mary Anne Mohanraj, C.L. Polk, Adam Rakunas, …

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Last Cities of Earth

Last Cities of Earth

If you remember, last year I was part of a potential anthology entitled The Last Cities of Earth. While an amazing project based on the art and concepts by Jeff Sturgeon, its Kickstarter didn’t make last year. This year, the project is back and reorganized and best of all–the Kickstarter has funded! In the first …

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Chenata

Chenata Update

If you saw my post several weeks back about my new dragon, Chenata, you saw him in his unfinished state. This past Sunday, I went into Two Birds Tattoo for round two and had him finished up. You all–Suzy is amazing. The level of detail work on Chenata is amazing, so I had to share. …

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Me, age 9

“Eat a Salad”

Eat a Salad, aka Dear Non-Fat People of the World, CW: eating disorders, discrimination, fat-phobia If you’ve seen Avengers: Endgame, you’ll get the above reference (“eat a salad”) and by the end of this post, you’ll hopefully get why it bothered so many people. But that isn’t what this post is about–not really. While I’m going …

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