World Fantasy Convention

Book Review: Ironskin by Tina Connolly

Title: Ironskin Author: Tina Connolly Publisher:  Tor Format: Print Rating: 4 out of 5 Note: this review contains spoilers. Jane Eliot is a veteran of The Great War against the fey. The five years since the end of the war…

Book Review: Seraphina by Rachel Hartman

Title: Seraphina Author: Rachel Hartman Publisher: Random House Format: Print Rating: 5 out of 5 One of the chief things I measure in a novel is how it affects me when I read it. Do the book’s events wend their…

I failed NaNoWriMo 2012

A month ago, I proudly announced that I was going to attempt NaNoWriMo for a second time. Then I wrote something, dumped my story idea a few days in because it wasn’t working, and tried starting another story from scratch.…

Book Review: Every House is Haunted, by Ian Rogers

Title: Every House is Haunted Author: Ian Rogers Publisher: ChiZine Publications Format: Print Rating: 3 out of 5 Full disclosure: I’m friends with the author through Goodreads and Facebook, and am familiar with some of ChiZine’s staff;  although I have…

My Fangirl Moment at WFC 2012

In my last entry, I talked about what it was like to attend the World Fantasy Convention this year in Toronto. However, I have a funny story to share that merits its own post beyond the exhaustive summary I gave…

Thoughts After the 2012 World Fantasy Convention

The 2012 World Fantasy Convention is over, and I feel deflated. I met so many people, and bought (And got for free!) so many books when I was there that I now feel like Cinderella after the ball – kind…

World Fantasy Convention, and an Announcement

The 2012 World Fantasy Convention starts today! I have been waiting for this day for months. I don’t know if I can describe to you the relief and trepidation I feel this morning now that there’s the prospect of meeting…

Publishing links roundup #1

The publishing world is always full of new and interesting announcements. Here are some articles that have caught my eye recently: Canadian publisher Douglas & McIntyre has filed for creditor protection and is undergoing restructuring. I reviewed D&M’s book Something…